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Not recommended for publication in the 'Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society'. Considers paper too long and repetitive. Paper repeats much information from the author's previous paper. New paper actually contradicts an important observation in the previous paper, which does warrant publication.

Subject: Zoology, Physiology

[Published in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society]

Reference number
RR/2/168
Earliest possible date
15 March 1853
Physical description
Letter on paper
Page extent
4 pages
Format
Manuscript

Creator name

George Busk

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George Busk, Referee's report by George Busk, on a paper 'On the impregnation of the ovum in the amphibia. (Second series, revised.) And on the direct agency of the spermatozoon' by George Newport, 15 March 1853, RR/2/168, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_2_168/referees-report-by-george-busk-on-a-paper-on-the-impregnation-of-the-ovum-in-the-amphibia-second-series-revised-and-on-the-direct-agency-of-the-spermatozoon-by-george-newport, accessed on 21 July 2024

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