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Notes and Reflections on Books and Media

by Hannah Leitheiser

Protoplasm = Magic

Organic evolution, a text book

Lull, Richard Swann

1917

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2017-04-13

'The chemical compounds which compose protoplasm are [....magic].' - Organic evolution, 1917, Lull

Biochemistry has made major strides in the last 100 years. Almost want to say it's grown more than any other branch of science. Back then they could list the elements, but for the most part protoplasm was goop that made cells go.