Medicine: Rockefeller Retirements

Last January John Davison Rockefeller Jr. reached the age of 65 and last fortnight he announced that, according to regulations, he had retired from the Rockefeller General Education Board, and would soon quit the Rockefeller Foundation. Last week, to the surprise of scientists all over the U. S., the Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research enforced retirement rules on its working scientists for the first time, suddenly announced the withdrawal of five of its most brilliant members. Although the five scientists will hand over their administrative duties to younger colleagues, they will all receive...

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