Anybody browsing the Heidelberg Leader this week may have noticed a feature piece on a certain PICCSI volunteer. The piece tells a brief version of the PICCSI story.
And whilst Nicola did start PICCSI (the Pacific Island Cervical Cancer Screening Initiative) and is to be applauded for her efforts, she is the first to point out that she didn’t, in fact, invent the Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) that PICCSI utilises. That honour went to Kary Mullis, who won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1993 for the feat!
Read the article from July 30 here.
And just because I had to…