Saturday, November 14, 2009


Congratulations to the student who e-mailed us the corret answer to the following question:

1. Which of the following substances was invented in Canada?
a) Penicillin
b) Insulin
c) Digoxin
d) Contact lens
Answer B: Insulin.
In 1921 Frederick Banting and Charles Best began a series of experiments at the University of Toronto on pancreatic secretions in attempt to find a cure for diabetes mellitus. In 1922, the first successful clinical test was performed on a diabetic patient.  
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