Medicine: A Greater Mankind

Although the meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science in St. Louis last week dealt mostly with physics, chemistry and mechanistic sciences (see p. 28), so many reports dealt with medicine and its contributory sciences of biology, zoology and anthropology, that Dean Alphonse Mary Schwitalla of St. Louis University School of Medicine, in a speech of welcome, enthusiastically cried:

"A year hence, ten years hence, perhaps 50 years hence, some one will trace the newer methods of medicine back to this meeting, perhaps to some seemingly insignificant announcement which even during...

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