Medical science is the science and practice of medicine. Practitioners of medical science are known by many names, depending on the level of medical training they have. Physicians have among the highest doctorates in the medical field, however there are many other types of medical and alternative medical fields, such as dentistry, chiropractic care, optometry and others.
Circa 1976, a medical research experiment was underway at the Government Medical Research Laboratories with the hopes of developing a vaccine for a predicted worldwide epidemic that following winter. Unfortunately, the experiment was stalled due to an air conditioner unit getting stolen, and apparently the experiment only works in cool, purified air.