News | Published:

Chemists and Manufacturers1

Nature volume 96, pages 662663 (10 February 1916) | Download Citation



AMONG the many lessons which we are learning as the result of the war, not the least important is the fact that experimental science in general, and chemistry in particular, is not merely an interesting intellectual occupation, but one of the foundation-stones on which national progress rests, and that its continued neglect could only lead to disaster, and end in our complete defeat by more progressive and far-seeing nations.

About this article

Publication history





    By submitting a comment you agree to abide by our Terms and Community Guidelines. If you find something abusive or that does not comply with our terms or guidelines please flag it as inappropriate.

    Newsletter Get the most important science stories of the day, free in your inbox. Sign up for Nature Briefing