Science: Chemists (Cont'd)

The American Chemical Society's midsummer matinees -- an "institute" attended by chemists of many nations (TIME, July 18) continued at State College, Pa. From discussions of X-rays and gas warfare the delegates passed to consideration of:

Nitric Acid. Chemists Guy B. Taylor and T. A. Chilton of E. I. duPont de Nemours & Co. urged U. S. manufacturers to speed their adoption of the European method of making nitric acid— from ammonia, one pound of which will replace five pounds of Chilean nitrate.

Catalysis. Professor...

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