March 28, 1931

A Chart to Illustrate the History of Biochemistry and Physiology.

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By Joseph Needham. Paper. Price, 10/6. Two charts. Cambridge: The Author, [n. d.]

JAMA. 1931;96(13):1100. doi:10.1001/jama.1931.02720390110029

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This chart represents a quick reference history not only of physiology and biochemistry but also of anatomy, chemistry, science and philosophy. There is a brief description of earlier medicobiologic science, and individual references to prominent investigators who lived between 1400 and 1900. For each man one finds easily the years of his birth and death, the place where he worked, the nature of his contributions to his particular branch of biology, and the names of his teachers and pupils. The chart may be recommended to every one interested in the history of biology and medicine and should be hanging on the wall in every physiologic and biochemical teaching or research laboratory.

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