Feb. 14, 1964 - Achen Scholars produce synthetic Insulin: Until now, Insulin, which is required by diabetes sufferers, could only be obtained from the pancreas of animals, but now, after eight years of research scientists of the Technical High School at AACHEN in Germany have achieved a breakthrough by developing a synthetic type of Insulin, thus putting them ahead of scientists of other natiions includig America who have been working on similar projects. Photo shows The leader of the team, Dr.Helmut Zahn (Center) with two of his collaborators, Dr

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Feb. 14, 1964 - Achen Scholars produce synthetic Insulin: Until now, Insulin, which is required by diabetes sufferers, could only be obtained from the pancreas of animals, but now, after eight years of research scientists of the Technical High School at AACHEN in Germany have achieved a breakthrough by developing a synthetic type of Insulin, thus putting them ahead of scientists of other natiions includig America who have been working on similar projects. Photo shows The leader of the team, Dr.Helmut Zahn (Center) with two of his collaborators, Dr.Johannes Meihofter (lefft) and Dr, Eugen Schnabel in the laboratory of the wool research institute in AACHEN. (Credit Image: Keystone Pictures USA/ZUMAPRESS)