Robert Boyle

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PREFACE The contents of this document are not be construed as an official Department of the Army position unless so designated by other authorized documents. Opinions are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect doctrine. ACKNOWLEDGMENTS The author wishes to thank the investigators and staff of the Toxinology Division, USAMRIID for providing the(More)
Rationale Patients previously prescribed one epinephrine auto-injector device may be switched to an alternative device by their pharmacist or physician-sometimes without training on the new device. It is unclear whether " device switches " without retraining compromise the ability to deliver epinephrine. Methods We evaluated mothers of food-allergic(More)
  • B Zorina Khan, Humphry Davy, Osborn Sherard, John Cowper-Coles, Charles Dunlop, Charles Macintosh +16 others
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1 " If for four centuries there had been a very widely extended franchise ... the threshing machine, the power loom, the spinning jenny, and possibly the steam-engine, would have been prohibited "-Sir Henry Sumner Maine (1885) INTRODUCTION This paper provides an empirical assessment of the contribution of different types of knowledge to British(More)
Robert Boyle showed that air " has a Spring that enables it to sustain or resist a pressure " and also it has " an active Spring. .. as when it distends a flaccid or breaks a full-blown Bladder in our exhausted receiver " (Boyle 1999, 6.41-42). 1 In this respect, he distinguished between air and other fluids, since liquids such as water are " not sensibly(More)
I. Life and works Robert Boyle, natural philosopher, was born in 1627 to Richard Boyle and Katherine Fenton. Despite Robert Boyle's status as youngest son of a large family, his father's wealth, influence, and title (first Earl of Cork) afforded him an income and allowed him to devote himself to intellectual pursuits. The young Boyle's education included(More)
Till a man is sure he is infallible, it is not fit for him to be unalterable. 100 Yet I sense your hesitation. By placing Jaya's accusation at the end of my account, I've lent it credence. We believe the explanation we hear last. It's one of the ways in which narrative influences our perception of truth. We crave finality, an end to interpretation, not(More)
Many issues of concern to scientists have a significant impact on the general public. Political, economic, and social issues often revolve around questions that can be resolved only through seien-ttitc inquiry. Such questions frequently arise from man's use of technology. In previous essays we have reviewed issues in which th~ is the case, such as indoor(More)
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