Medicine: Gelatin Pep

Scientists have long sought a means of doubling the endurance of athletes, soldiers, tired business men without resorting to harmful stimulants. Key chemical which staves off muscular fatigue is glycine, one of the 14 amino acids necessary for life. But doctors cannot prescribe pure glycine for this purpose because it is nauseating.

Several months ago, Physiologist George Burrill Ray of Brooklyn's Long Island College of Medicine had a hunch that large quantities of a food rich in glycine might do the trick. Last week he announced the remarkable results of experiments with ordinary gelatin,...

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