At Detroit

In busy-buzzing Detroit, 1,500 members of the American Chemical Society attended its 74th annual meeting.

Age of Chemistry. The president, Dr. George David Rosen-garten of Philadelphia, begged that the present period of history be called the Age of Chemistry instead of the Iron Age, Steel Age, Motor Age, Mechanical Age or any other Age. He rehearsed familiar benedictions from chemistry, predicted further benedictions, such as the total eradication of disease.

Artificial Life. In 1870, Scientist Huxley declared it would be "the height of presumption" to suppose that...

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