Medicine: Brain Collection

Franklin Roosevelt with government posts, William Randolph Hearst with hard cash, other ambitious men with other means have been great collectors of useful living brains. Only an institution, however, can satisfactorily set itself up as a great collector of useful dead brains. Cornell University at Ithaca, N. Y. and Bekhtereff Institute at Leningrad are well-known dead-brain collectors. Last week another institution, Brain Research Institute of Georgetown University at Washington, D. C., launched itself in this elite field of collection, planning to enlarge its already considerable "library" of 5,000 brains. Anatomist Othmar Solnitzky,...

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