Referee report by T. H. Huxley on 'On the Distorted Skulls Found at Wroxeter (Salop), with a Mechanico-Chemical Explanation of the Distortion' by H. Johnson

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                                demonstrated - whether a paper 
proving it is worthy of 
insertion in the Transactions 
of the Royal Society-.
I entertain great doubts upon 
both these points.
Granting that the acids in 
the soil have extracted <s>the <\s> some 
portion of the earthy salts from 
the bones - it by no means follows 
that that operation shall have 
softened the bones -
In the hardness or softness of a
bone <u>caeteris paribus <\u>, depends 
on the proportion of the earthy 
to the animal constituents -
                            
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Author
Henry Johnson
Reference
RR/4/142
Series
RR
Date
1862
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Referee report by T. H. Huxley on 'On the Distorted Skulls Found at Wroxeter (Salop), with a Mechanico-Chemical Explanation of the Distortion' by H. Johnson, 1862. From The Royal Society, RR/4/142

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