Medicine: Physiologists

Chatting English, French, German and Russian greetings to one another 1,500 physiologists from the ends of the earth (280 from the U. S.) streamed into Leningrad's glass-roofed Uritsky Palace last week to constitute the 18th International Physiological Congress. The showpiece of Russian science, 85-year-old Dr. Ivan Petrovich Pavlov, mounted the Uritsky rostrum, rang a bell. Long ago Dr. Pavlov conducted an experiment wherein he would ring a bell just before feeding his dogs. Soon the dogs, expecting a meal, would start to water at the mouth at sound of the bell. Dr....

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