Chemist David Nichols Haunted by Discovery's Deadly Misuse

As a boy growing up in Covington, Ky., David Nichols played with chemistry sets instead of footballs. By high school, the self-professed "science geek" who made stink bombs for fun recognized his flair for formulas and decided to become a chemist. Little did he know that the profession that brought him so much happiness would leave him haunted, as drugs he discovered would be misused, causing harm, and even death. When he started studying for his doctorate in 1969 -- two years after the summer...Full Story
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