In this article, Wyatt wrote that although Avery's immunological approach to bacterial pneumonia spawned modern molecular
biology, other scientific and medical interests quickly obscured it within the new field. Since pneumonia continued to concern
scientists in the early 1970s, Wyatt argued that a return to the immunological approach to combat the illness was appropriate.
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Wyatt, H. V.
Periodical: Wyatt, H. V. "Applied Research: The Ironic and the Specific." New Scientist 56, 814 (5 October 1972): 29-30. Article.
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Medical Subject Headings (MeSH):
Bacterial Typing Techniques
History of Medicine
After the Discovery: The Transforming Principle's Reception by the Scientific Community