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August 29, 1896

The Journal of Experimental Medicine.

JAMA. 1896;XXVII(9):502-503. doi:10.1001/jama.1896.02430870050015

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A stately volume of more than 200 pages, showing in its various contents how timely and successful appears the gathering of American experimental work in one organ. This will excite more and more the emulation of the investigators and of the institutions dedicated to this work.

If it is practical to bring about also pathologic and anatomic labors, I am not sure. But the division of the two lines of scientific investigation can be made later, if it seems to be needed.

We can give here but very short indications of the rich contents, hoping that they shall provoke the reading of the original.

1. On the pigment of the negro's skin and hair, by John T. Abel and Walter T. Davis, from the pharmaceutic laboratory of the Johns Hopkins University.

A fine chemic work, showing that the pigment of the negro's skin and hair forms, as is known, cylindric

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