Meet Elisabeth Mertl, the Viennese Chemist Who Saved Mice From Animal Experiments

“I like wearing the white coat. I always pictured them on mad scientists in laboratories – that’s what I wanted to do.”

“I like wearing the white coat. I always pictured them on mad scientists in laboratories – that’s what I wanted to do.”
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Janima Nam
Janima Nam is a freelance journalist, translator, and editor living in Vienna. She has a BFA in film from New York University and a Masters degree (MA) from the London Consortium in Interdisciplinary Studies.

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