Science: Chemistry Show

Three floors of the Grand Central Palace, Manhattan, glared teemed, smelled, echoed last week with the Tenth National Exposition of the Chemical Industries. "Catalysis recreates industries .... Chemistry catalyzes Commerce"—those were the slogans in the American Chemical Society's salon. The keynote of the show was: how Science accelerates reactions in the business world, like a catalytic agent, without itself changing character. Purely, austerely scientific are the training and practice of a modern chemist. Of enormous commercial value, and hence of social significance, are his works where he is employed, he and a...

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