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Not recommended for publication in the 'Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society'. The paper does not advance any new principles, without experiment to back-up his claims. Refers to the late Dr Snow [?], Bernard [?], William Thierry Preyer, Julius Isidor Rosenthal and Beyold [?]. Suggests the author has not discussed the subject fully. Suggests improvements to the experiments discussed.

Subject: Physiology

[Published in the 'Proceedings of the Royal Society of London']

Reference number
RR/6/27
Earliest possible date
1868
Physical description
Letter on paper
Page extent
21 pages
Format
Manuscript

Creator name

Michael Foster

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Michael Foster, Referee's report by Michael Foster, on a paper 'An attempt to apply chemical principles in explanation of the action of poisons' by William Henry Broadbent, 1868, RR/6/27, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_6_27/referees-report-by-michael-foster-on-a-paper-an-attempt-to-apply-chemical-principles-in-explanation-of-the-action-of-poisons-by-william-henry-broadbent, accessed on 21 July 2024

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