Tag: bacteria

Esther Lederberg changed our understanding of how bacteria breed

The annals of science journalism weren’t always as inclusive as they could have been. So PopSci is working to correct the record with In Hindsight, a series profiling some of the figures whose contributions we missed. Read their stories and explore the rest of our 150th anniversary coverage here.  On December 10, 1958, microbiologist Esther Lederberg stood next to […]