[Stronger Teeth for Children]

Sunday, June 15, 1947

This episode is from the WNYC archives. It may contain language which is no longer politically or socially appropriate.

-Phosphorus may aid in stronger teeth for children, pregnant mother's diets should be rich in this nutrient.
-First visible amount of curium had been obtained in pure form by Isadore Perlman and Louis B. Werner at the University of California.
-India was the birth place of gun powder and chemical warfare. Also developed the art of psychological war fare.
-Queen bees live 20 times longer than other female bees. This is due to her special diet of "royal jelly," which contains pantothenic acid.
-Development of the ultramicro buret

Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal Archives WNYC Collection

WNYC archives id: 69836
Municipal archives id: LT818

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Science news for every man and woman in New York!

This award-winning educational program (1947-1952), hosted by George Bone, is designed to inform the layman and housewife about major events in the world of chemistry. WNYC teams up with the American Chemical Society News Service to present in-depth scientific developments, with a strong focus on the consumer. Topics covered include mosquito eradication and how to strengthen tooth enamel.


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