Science: Jekal & Mr. Simkhovitch

Last week California glared out again in the news as the favorite stamping ground of obscure young scientists who bemuse the nation by bringing "dead" animals back to life. Of all places in the world, Hollywood seemed the ideal spot for the spectacular experiments conducted for the past fortnight by young Dr. Ralph Stanley Willard.

Two weeks ago, Dr. Willard said, he took an ill-tempered, 20-lb. rhesus monkey named Jekal, asphyxiated it with ether, injected sodium citrate into its veins to prevent its blood from coagulating. When the animal's breathing and circulation...

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