Medicine: Left-Handed Twins

Some 30 years ago left-handed Auguste Piccard, gangling, mischievous Munich student, had a barber-shop shave, bet the barber that "his whiskers grew faster than any others in the world." Shortly after "he" reappeared at the barber's with an eighth-inch beard. The flabbergasted barber shaved, learned later that "he" was Jean, Auguste's right-handed twin. Last week as he waited for redoubtable Professor Auguste Piccard's ship to come into New York Harbor, Jean Piccard, who until last year was a Hercules Powder Co. chemist and lives at Marshalltown, Del., voiced some cogent observations concerning...

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