Skip to content

Please be aware that some material may contain words, descriptions or illustrations which will not reflect current scientific understanding and may be considered in today's context inaccurate, unethical, offensive or distressing.

Description

Not recommended for publication in the 'Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society' in it's current form. Discusses the controversial conclusions drawn in the paper, which disagree with the conclusions of many other researchers on the subject. Thinks the conclusions offered need more conclusive evidence.

Subject: Physiology

[Published in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, 1865]

Reference number
RR/5/17
Earliest possible date
December 1864
Physical description
Letter on paper
Page extent
9 pages
Format
Manuscript

Creator name

William Scovell Savory

View page for William Scovell Savory

Use this record

Citation

William Scovell Savory, Referee's report by William Scovell Savory, on a paper 'New observations upon the minute anatomy of the papillae of the frog's tongue' by Lionel Smith Beale, December 1864, RR/5/17, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_5_17/referees-report-by-william-scovell-savory-on-a-paper-new-observations-upon-the-minute-anatomy-of-the-papillae-of-the-frogs-tongue-by-lionel-smith-beale, accessed on 23 April 2024

Link to this record

Embed this record

<iframe src="https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/embed/items/rr_5_17/referees-report-by-william-scovell-savory-on-a-paper-new-observations-upon-the-minute-anatomy-of-the-papillae-of-the-frogs-tongue-by-lionel-smith-beale" title="Referee's report by William Scovell Savory, on a paper 'New observations upon the minute anatomy of the papillae of the frog's tongue' by Lionel Smith Beale" allow="fullscreen" frameborder="0" width="100%" height="500px"></iframe>

Related Fellows

Explore the collection

  • Referee Reports

    Date: 1832-1949

    This collection contains reports on scientific papers submitted for publication to the Royal Society. Started in 1832 when the system was formalised, it is a record of the origins of peer review publishing in practice.

    View collection