LONDON.—The following degrees have recently been awarded: D.Sc. degree in astrophysics to C. S. Beals (Imperial CollegeRoyal College of Science) for works entitled “The Wolf Rayet Stars” (Pub. D.A.O., 1930), and “Spectrophotometric Studies of Wolf Rayet Stars and Novae” (Pub. D.A.O., 1934); D.Sc. degree in biochemistry to G. M. Richardson (University College and Imperial CollegeRoyal College of Science) for six works on biochemistry (Proc. Roy. Soc., B, 1934, and Biochem. J., 1931-33); D.Sc. degree in chemistry to T. Malkin (private study) for five published papers dealing with the application of X-rays to structural problems of organic chemistry, together with ten conjoint subsidiary contributions.