Patricia Clarke Dies

British biochemist Patricia Clarke died last month, reports the Guardian. She was 90. Clarke studied microbial biochemistry at University College London and one of her major projects looked into toxins made by Clostridium oedomatiens. Clarke was part of a committee that recommended steps to encourage women to pursue science.

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