Science: Chemists

At Evanston, Ill., last week, the American Chemical Society Institute continued its expositions of chemistry's newest discoveries and applications.

Wherefore. "Chemistry is a philosophy working in man's mind, leading him to search for fundamental truth and in the end to power in world .affairs. Science knows no frontiers."—Sir James C. Irvine, acting chancellor of St. Andrews University, Scotland.

Motor Gasoline. Dr. Gustave Egloff, research director of Universal Oil Products Co. of Chicago, declared that motorists could save 3,000,000,000 gallons of gasoline and this year $400,000,000 if motor vehicle makers made their motors for higher compression.

Idiosyncrasies. From an island in New York...

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