• Alexander C. R. Hammond

Heroes of Progress, Pt. 18: Paul Hermann Muller

Introducing the man who discovered the insecticide qualities of dichloro-diphenyl-trichloroethane (DDT). The effectiveness of DDT in killing mosquitoes, lice, fleas and sand flies that carry malaria, typhus, the plague and some tropical diseases, respectively, has saved countless millions of lives.

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