I didn’t know her name

This story of a life shows the struggles of young scientists, women scientists and those who cross the line of “conventional” science. Dr. Pert also was quotable and had a sense of humor. That helps in communicating about science. Now I know her name, from her obituary in The Washington Post.

Candace B. Pert, neuroscientist who discovered opiate receptor, dies at 67 – The Washington Post.

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