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Bates Livestream

April 28, 2014: Thomas Goetz ’90: From Science to Society: How the Germ Theory Helped Create Sherlock Holmes

Thomas Goetz, a member of the college’s class of 1990 and former editor of WIRED Magazine, discussesThe Remedy, newly released by Gotham Books, which traces both how Dr. Robert Koch discovered the connection between microbes and disease — particularly tuberculosis — and Koch’s influence on a provincial English doctor, Arthur Conan Doyle.