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Celebrating Pioneering Virologist

Myron Brakke When an inventor revolutionizes an entire field, no gesture honoring that legacy seems grand enough. Such was the case for Myron Brakke, a pioneering Nebraska plant virologist. In the 1940s, he codesigned a swinging-bucket rotor for the centrifuge, transforming research in virology and cellular biology. Changing the mechanics solved a major problem: keeping […]