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Exploring the nature of respiration and discussing Hooke's experiment of blowing air into animals' lungs with bellows; also about inflating the collapsed lungs of the foetus
Read to the Royal Society on 23 April 1668

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10 March 1667
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6 pages

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Walter Needham

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Walter Needham, Letter, from Walter Needham to Henry Oldenburg, 10 March 1667, EL/N1/28, The Royal Society Archives, London,, accessed on 21 May 2024

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