Ricardo San Martin

researcher who helped develop the Soap Bark industry in Chile; lecturer at UC Berkeley

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Vaccines commonly contain adjuvants — substances that help fire up people’s immune systems.

COVID vaccine: Can immunity-boosting compounds from a Chilean tree help?

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