Study of Food Factors in Plants.—
The U. S. Public Health Service has given a grant of $2,916 to Daniel I. Arnon, Ph.D., associate professor of plant nutrition, University of California, Berkeley, as part of a program to support research that will provide a better understanding of "those forces in nature that can be used to improve health and food production."
The Los Angeles Heart Association has selected a paper submitted by Marvin J. Rosenburg, Los Angeles, entitled "Position of Precordial Leads; An Anatomic Study," as the prize essay of the year. The award consists of $100 and the opportunity to present the paper at the fall symposium of the Los Angeles Heart Association, October 18-19. Dr. Rosenburg is a graduate of the University of California Medical School, Berkely-San Francisco, 1943.
Course in Anesthesiology.—
A postgraduate course on the principles of inhalation anesthesiology will be given