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By Marshall Clagett

This quantity maintains Marshall Clagett's reviews of a few of the elements of the technology of historical Egypt. the quantity supplies a discourse at the nature and accomplishments of Egyptian arithmetic and in addition informs the reader as to how our wisdom of Egyptian arithmetic has grown because the ebook of the Rhind Mathematical Papyrus towards the top of the nineteenth century. the writer prices and discusses interpretations of such authors as Eisenlohr, Griffith, Hultsch, Peet, Struce, Neugebauer, Chace, Glanville, van der Waerden, Bruins, Gillings, and others. He additionally additionally considers stories of more moderen authors resembling Couchoud, Caveing, and Guillemot.

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The incongruities that remain, then, between Famintsyn’s portrayal of certain questions in The Exchange of Matter and Vinogradskii’s discussion of them in his presentation represent the latter’s own contributions to the research. Vinogradskii’s investigation of the influence of nutrition and external conditions on the development of fungi cells was a continuation of Famintsyn’s life work. , Andrei Sergeevich Famintsyn: Zhizn’ i nauchnaia deiatel’nost’. 2 I have considered that Vinogradskii introduced Famintsyn to the issues raised in the investigation, but all the evidence suggests that the flow of influence was towards Vinogradskii.

56 He was also quite used to working with microorganisms and had much of the necessary equipment, including microscopes, a variety of retorts and glassware, and the practical skills to use them effectively. ”58 He began to attract the attention of the university population, which fueled his “genuine passion” and: investigative ardor, when life moved from one experiment to the next and only in them did [one] find gratification. ”60 The same drive for innovation that had encouraged him to explore the foreign scientific literature for new ideas and approaches also marked a divergence between his own interests and those of Famintsyn’s laboratory.

46 14 1 A Synthesis of Thermodynamics and Bioenergetics in Plant Physiology… and especially his Études sur la bière, in which he outlined his theory of fermentation, became Vinogradskii’s primary reference books. These works of the late 1860s and early 1870s may have been relatively “novel” to some, but Famintsyn was quite familiar with them and had previously integrated Pasteur’s ideas into his own research. 52 Famintsyn not only drew on Pasteur’s research in his own investigations, he also conducted a thorough survey of Pasteur’s work for the St.

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