Science: Chemists at Work

Chemistry will win the war and sweeten the peace. Such is the categorical opinion of a man exceptionally well-informed about chemists. In a new book (The Chemical Front—Knopf, $3), Williams Haynes, ex-publisher of Chemical Industries and ex-editor of the Chemical Who's Who, this week told about some of the prodigious recent achievements of U.S. chemists. Many of them, in oil, rubber, drugs, are already familiar. But Haynes had some little-known facts to report:

> The light metal magnesium, virtually ignored in the U.S. before the war, is revolutionizing U.S. metallurgy. Thanks to chemists, it...

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