Science: Peppo

Sir Robert Armstrong-Jones, British physiologist, is hot on the trail of a chemical elixir of life that will do away with weariness and the effects of exertion. Drs. G. W. Crile and W. B. Cannon, American endocrinologists; Mosso, the great Italian authority on fatigue, and various German experts (TIME, Sept. 10) are also experimenting in this field, as well as the English workers.

The human body creates its own antitoxins when poisons enter the blood. Sir Robert believes a similar antitoxin can be discovered for the toxins generated by fatigue. Even if such a...

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