Arthur Allen

Arthur Allen is the author of The Fantastic Laboratory of Dr. Weigl, Ripe, and Vaccine. He is a health writer and editor at Politico.

Medical Examiner
Oct. 18 2005 1:05 PMThe Disappointment GeneWhy genetics is so far a boondoggle.
Medical Examiner
April 13 2005 5:12 PMThe Unsung VaccinologistMaurice Hilleman deserves the praise being lavished on Jonas Salk.
Medical Examiner
Aug. 2 2005 7:25 AMSticking Up for ThimerosalRead the studies—it's safe.
High Concept
Nov. 20 1997 3:30 AMRequiem for the Mad ScientistIn books and movies, geneticists are no longer deranged. They are ethical.
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