Science: At Washington

The high domed hall of Washington's National Academy of Sciences rang with applause last week as famed scientists presented proofs of theories. They discussed:

Brains. The brains of three brilliant scientists, Sir William Osier, Granville Stanley Hall, Edward Sylvester Morse, were earnestly examined by Dr. Henry Herbert Donaldson of the Wistar Institute of Anatomy and Biology, Philadelphia. He hoped these mighty mentalities had left some physical traces on the twisted convolutions of their brains. The tortuous hills and valleys of the cerebral hemispheres were much alike; nothing could be inferred from them about...

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