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Stories by Linus Pauling

The Structure of Protein Molecules

A protein molecule is composed of thousands of atoms. How are they arranged? Progress has been made toward answering the question for fibrous proteins such as hair, horn, fingernail and porcupine quill...

July 1, 1954 — Linus Pauling, Robert B. Corey and Roger Hayward


Aided by the new ideas of physics, the chemists have welded a huge body of facts into a unified system. Many of their fundamental advances have quickly become part of technology

September 1, 1950 — Linus Pauling
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Dwindling Supply. Increasing Demand.

Dwindling Supply. Increasing Demand.

Solving the Water Crisis