HIS MAJESTY THE KING has been graciously pleased to approve the following recommendations made by the Council of the Royal Society for the award of the two Royal Medals for 1949 : Sir George Thomson, for his distinguished contributions to many branches of atomic physics, and especially for his work in establishing the wave properties of the electron ; Prof. R. A. Peters, for his distinguished biochemical researches, in particular his investigations of (i) the biochemical role of vitamin B1 in tissue metabolism ; and (ii) the mechanism of the toxic action of lewisite and other arsenical compounds.
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Royal Society : Medal Awards for 1949. Nature 164, 819 (1949). https://doi.org/10.1038/164819b0