Government Finances Research.—
Grants totaling nearly two million dollars have been allocated to the University of California, Berkeley, by the United States government for research to further the war effort. All the work is to be of a confidential nature.
Graduates After Accelerated Courses Eligible for Licensure.—
The secretary of the board of medical examiners reports that the attorney general of California has advised him that he may accept for licensure applicants who have graduated from an accelerated medical course. The attorney general pointed out that the medical practice act requires that an applicant must have attended four resident courses of instruction, each consisting of not less than thirty-two weeks with a total of four thousand hours of instruction, but such courses need not be pursued continuously or consecutively. The regulation of the time, if any, elapsing between resident courses of instruction, the attorney general said, is a matter