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Referee's report by Ernest Henry Starling, on a paper 'A critical account of some anomalous conditions of the cerebrum in the human foetus' by Wynfrid Lawrence Henry Duckwork

Reference number: RR/16/303

Date: January 1905

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Sectional Committee: Physiology

Not recommended for publication in Philosophical Transactions. The paper represents much work but can only be considered as material for further investigation. It is purely descriptive and casuistic. There is not an idea in the whole paper and it cannot be considered to mark a distinct step in the advancement of natural knowledge.

[Not published].

Endorsed on verso as received 25 January 1906.

Reference number
RR/16/303
Earliest possible date
January 1905
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Standardised form (type A)
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2 pages
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Manuscript

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Ernest Henry Starling

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Ernest Henry Starling, Referee's report by Ernest Henry Starling, on a paper 'A critical account of some anomalous conditions of the cerebrum in the human foetus' by Wynfrid Lawrence Henry Duckwork, January 1905, RR/16/303, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_16_303/referees-report-by-ernest-henry-starling-on-a-paper-a-critical-account-of-some-anomalous-conditions-of-the-cerebrum-in-the-human-foetus-by-wynfrid-lawrence-henry-duckwork, accessed on 26 February 2024

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