By Ulf Lagerkvist
The latter 1/2 the nineteenth century witnessed a revolution in drugs with the leap forward of microbiology. 4 of its pioneers, who have been additionally vibrant personalities - Emil von Behring, Robert Koch, Paul Ehrlich and Elie Metchnikoff - have been offered the Nobel Prize. This quantity tells the tale in their contributions to technology and the way they have been judged by way of their colleagues on the Karolinska Institutet, who were charged with the accountability of comparing the applicants for the early clinical Nobel Prizes.
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