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1848

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

The most celebrated and widespread of the 19th-c. European revolutions proved also a crucial turning point in the Italian Risorgimento. Beginning with an insurrection in Palermo in January,...

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Messel, Rudolph (1848–1920), industrial chemist

Ann K. Newmark.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Industrial Chemistry; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 654 words.

Messel, Rudolph (1848–1920), industrial chemist, was born on 14 January 1848 in Darmstadt, the second of five children of Simon Messel, banker and his wife, Amelia. After his father died in...

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Armstrong, Henry Edward (1848–1937), chemist and educational reformer

E. H. Rodd.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicinal Chemistry; Education. 1492 words.

Armstrong, Henry Edward (1848–1937), chemist and educational reformer, was born on 6 May 1848 at Caroline Place, Avenue Road, Lewisham, Kent, the eldest son of Richard Armstrong...

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Meyer, Viktor (1848–97)

Edited by Richard Rennie and Jonathan Law.

in A Dictionary of Chemistry

January 2016; p ublished online January 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Chemistry. 65 words.

who worked at Zürich and later at Heidelberg on a wide range of chemical topics. He was the first to prepare oximes and the sulphur compound theophene. He is known for his method of...

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Mackenzie, Sir George Steuart, seventh baronet (1780–1848), chemist, geologist, and antiquary

Charles D. Waterston and H. S. Torrens.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Medicinal Chemistry; Geology and the Lithosphere. 1330 words.

Mackenzie, Sir George Steuart, seventh baronet (1780–1848), chemist, geologist, and antiquary, was born in Edinburgh on 22 June 1780, only surviving child of Sir Alexander Mackenzie, sixth...

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Berzelius, Jöns Jacob (1779–1848)

Edited by John Daintith.

in A Dictionary of Chemistry

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Chemistry. 55 words.

After moving to Stockholm he worked with mining chemists and, with them, discovered several elements, including cerium (1803),

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Meyer, Viktor (1848–97)

Edited by John Daintith.

in A Dictionary of Chemistry

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Chemistry. 65 words.

who worked at Zürich and later at Heidelberg on a wide range of chemical topics. He was the first to

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Berzelius, Jöns Jacob (1779–1848)

Edited by Richard Rennie and Jonathan Law.

in A Dictionary of Chemistry

January 2016; p ublished online January 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Chemistry. 65 words.

After moving to Stockholm he worked with mining chemists and, with them, discovered several elements, including cerium (1803), selenium (...

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Gamble, Josias Christopher (1775–1848), chemical manufacturer

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Industrial Chemistry; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 6 words.

See Gamble, Sir David, first baronet

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Victor Meyer's method

Edited by John Daintith.

in A Dictionary of Chemistry

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Chemistry. 61 words.

A method of measuring vapour density, devised by Victor Meyer (1848–97). A weighed sample in a small tube

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Viktor Meyer

Overview page. Subjects: Chemistry.

(1848–97)

German chemist who worked at Zürich and later at Heidelberg on a wide range of chemical topics. He was the first to prepare oximes and the sulphur compound theophene. He...

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Victor Meyer’s method

Edited by Richard Rennie and Jonathan Law.

in A Dictionary of Chemistry

January 2016; p ublished online January 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Chemistry. 64 words.

A method of measuring vapour density, devised by Victor Meyer (1848–97) in 1878. A weighed sample in a small tube is dropped into a heated bulb with a long neck. The sample vaporizes and...

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Victor Meyer's method

Overview page. Subjects: Chemistry — Physics.

A method of measuring vapour density, devised by Victor Meyer (1848–97). A weighed sample in a small tube is dropped into a heated bulb with a long neck. The sample vaporizes and displaces...

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Armstrong, Edward Frankland (1878–1945), chemist

Colin A. Russell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicinal Chemistry. 1150 words.

Armstrong, Edward Frankland (1878–1945), chemist, was born on 5 September 1878 at 38 Limes Grove, Lewisham, London, the oldest of seven children of Henry Edward Armstrong (1848–1937),...

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Guthrie, Samuel

Elizabeth Noble Shor.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Medicinal Chemistry. 976 words.

Guthrie, Samuel (1782–19 October 1848), chemist and physician, was born in Brimfield, Massachusetts, the son of Samuel Guthrie, a physician, and Sarah (maiden name unknown). Of his...

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Wurtz, Henry

Robert M. Hawthorne.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Medicinal Chemistry. 815 words.

Wurtz, Henry (05 June 1828–08 November 1910), chemist and editor, was born in Easton, Pennsylvania, the son of John J. Wurts and Ann Novus. The family name, originally Swiss, had many...

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White, Henry Clay

Lester D. Stephens.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Science and Mathematics; Education; Medicinal Chemistry. 1384 words.

White, Henry Clay (30 December 1848–30 November 1927), chemist and educator, was born in Baltimore, Maryland, the son of Levi Stratton White, a merchant, and Louisa Elvira Brown. After...

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Analysis of Δ9-tetrahydrocannabinol Driving Under the Influence of Drugs Cases in Colorado from January 2011 to February 2014

Sarah Urfer, Jaime Morton, Vanessa Beall, Jeanna Feldmann and Justin Gunesch.

in Journal of Analytical Toxicology

October 2014; p ublished online October 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Toxicology; Chemistry; Toxicology (Non-medical). 5691 words.

Driving under the influence (DUI) and DUI drugs (DUID) law enforcement (LE) cases (n = 12,082) where whole blood samples were submitted to ChemaTox Laboratory, Inc. in Boulder, CO, for...

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Falk, Herman Eugene (1820–1898), salt manufacturer

David Iredale.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Industrial Chemistry; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 1012 words.

Falk, Herman Eugene (1820–1898), salt manufacturer, was born on 20 November 1820 in Danzig, the fourth of five children of David Wilhelm Falk (1773–1848), merchant, and his second wife,...

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Gamble, Sir David, first baronet (1823–1907), chemical manufacturer

Theo Barker.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Industrial Chemistry; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 1065 words.

Gamble, Sir David, first baronet (1823–1907), chemical manufacturer, was born in Dublin on 3 February 1823, the only son of Hannah, daughter of Henry Gower, a Dublin solicitor, and Josias...

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