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Dr. Seiman Waksman. Discoverer of Strepiomycin, Honored by Rhode Island State College

Dr. Selman Waksman, noted microbiologist and discoverer of streptomycin and other anti-biotics, was this week-end awarded an honorary Doctor of Science degree from Rhode Island State College. Dr. Waksman, who is director of the Institute of Microbiology at Rutgers University, was cited as the “foremost authority on the microbiology of the soil.”