Today In Medical History – February 10

(1846) American chemist and academic Ira Remsen is born. He co-discovered the artificial sweetener saccharin.

(1897) American biomedical scientist John Franklin Enders is born. He is known for culturing the poliovirus and for creating a vaccine for measles.

(1920) British scientist and physician Alexander Comfort is born. He is known for his research in human sexual behaviour.

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