Kathy Kleiman, author of Proving Ground: The Untold Story of the Six Women Who Programmed the World’s First Modern Computer, will tell how she tracked down these women and captured their stories starting at 5:30 pm on Wednesday, Nov. 30, at the free Discovery Center Community Forum at Havre de Grace Middle/High School, 445 Lewis Lane, Havre de Grace, MD 21078.
New freeze-dried polio vaccine can stand the heat
“[Polio] still lurks in developing countries because vaccine storage and transport requires refrigeration. Now, scientists find freeze-drying a polio vaccine keeps it stable for as long as four weeks even in hot temperatures. The stability could enable vaccine distribution that could lead to the end of the disease.”