Science: Reports

Met last week that august and efficient, if sometimes long-winded body, the French Academy of Science. Among many reports read before them, two merited international attention.

Diabetes. Drs. Bertrand and Macheboeuf were wise enough to announce, not a cure, but a new treatment "effective in a large percentage of cases." It is a solution of nickel and cobalt, administered by injection, or in the form of little pale pills.

Butterflies prosper, indeed, live longer, when their heads have been cut off. Professeur Bouvier based his report on research made by Abbé Cambouet, missionary...

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