Medicine: Compound Prescription

From hundreds of papers, panels and exhibits, the 14,000 A.M.A. members in Chicago last week learned that:

¶ A revolutionary electron gun, developed by the University of Chicago's Dr. Robert J. Moon, is being perfected for X-raying hard-to-get-at organs such as the stomach and lower intestines. Using a pinpoint X-ray beam and a scanning system, it throws a brilliant, enlarged image on a TV screen, subjects both patient and radiologist to much smaller and safer doses of X rays than older methods.

¶ Thanks to a fermentation process in which mold-microbes (captured on...

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