Scientific American Guest Blog: Lenina versus the pneumococcus
Brave New World by Aldous Huxley is a fascinating read. Lenina is the inoculation nurse at the hatchling laboratory in central London. Follow this link to the Scientific American Guest Blog to read about her being placed in a pneumococcal research laboratory. The science of pneumococcus, antibiotics to treat, growing resistance, vaccination issues is referenced. Artwork by Artologica is placed within the story. Come read Short Story Science!