Science: Benefactor of Science

Oldest anatomical research institute in the U. S., the Wistar Institute of Anatomy and Biology is housed in a yellow brick, old-fashioned but scrupulously clean building in West Philadelphia. From the rumbling presses in its basement pours a stream of weighty periodicals: Journal of Morphology, Journal of Comparative Neurology, Journal of Cellular and Comparative Physiology, Journal of Nutrition, American Journal of Physical Anthropology, five others. These make dismal and mostly incomprehensible reading for laymen, but publication is the lifeblood of science and the specialists who read the Wistar publications understand and appreciate...

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