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July 14, 1888


JAMA. 1888;XI(3):96-97. doi:10.1001/jama.1888.02400550024007

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Dr. George von Adelman, the well-known Professor of Berlin, is dead.

Dr. Friedrich Wilhelm Hagen, Director of the Lunatic Asylum at Erlangen is dead.

Dr. Adamkiewicz, of Cracow, has received a silver medal from a Society in Amsterdam for his researches on peptone.

Professor Virchow has been awarded the gold Boerhaave Medal for Anthropology by the Scientific Society of Haarlem.

Von Bergmann exhibited at the late Congress of Surgeons a patient whose intestine he resected four years ago for carcinoma.

A New Poison Bottle, shaped like a coffin, and made of blue glass is the invention of Mr. O. C. Holt, of Manchester, England.

An International Physiological Congress will be held in Paris next year, under the auspices of the Société de Biologie, and under the Presidency of Brown-Séquard.

Theophyllin, a new alkaloid of tea, is the recent discovery of Professor Kossel, of Berlin. It has the composition C7

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