Science: More Chemurgy

A group of earnest and powerful men, including Henry Ford and the late Francis Patrick Garvan of the Chemical Foundation, forgathered in Dearborn, Mich., five years ago, to add to the three rights of life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness, a fourth right of man: the "right of self-maintenance." This grandiose program started the National Farm Chemurgic Council, whose purpose is to find and exploit industrial uses for farm products.

Since then the "chemurgic movement" has gathered headway with soybeans for plastics and automobile enamels; casein (from milk) for fabrics and plastics;...

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