On Evolution and Zoological Formulation *


    In the means which he has at his disposal for expressing the relative values of the facts of his science the chemist has an advantage over the zoologist which cannot be over-estimated. By a chemical rational formula it is possible to express, in a very small compass, facts of composition and decomposition, as well as many of the other relations borne by the constituents of a compound body one to the other.

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    On Evolution and Zoological Formulation * . Nature 10, 465–467 (1874). https://doi.org/10.1038/010465a0

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