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Kary Mullis:
Kary Mullis apresenta a próxima geração de agentes de defesa às infecções

TED2009 · 4:35 · Filmed Feb 2009
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Bactérias resistentes a medicações matam até mesmo nos melhores hospitais. Mas agora essas infecções severas, como Estafilococus e Antraz, podem ter uma surpresa. O ganhador do Prêmio Nobel e químico Kary Mullis, que assistiu um amigo morrer depois que antibióticos poderoses falharam, revela uma extraordinária e promisora cura.

Biochemist
Kary Mullis won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for developing a way to copy a strand of DNA. (His technique, called PCR, jump-started the 1990s' biorevolution.) He's known for his wide-ranging interests — and strong opinions. Full bio
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