“1,2,3,5,6,7,9,12 and Other Words for B-Vitamin”.

https://holidayrecipestocook.com/2020/09/04/casimir-funk-vitamines/ Casimir Funk, “The Vitamines”, 1922 was the topic of an earlier blog post. In that blog post, I said Casimir Funk was the discoverer of niacin (Vitamin-B3). In the table above, I show the “B-Vitamins” including niacin (Vitamin-B3). The “numerals”: 1,2,3,5,6,7,9,12 designate groups of “biochemical similars”. In the table, the substances are metabolic equals … Continue reading “1,2,3,5,6,7,9,12 and Other Words for B-Vitamin”.

Charles Hinton, "The Fourth Dimension: A Language of Space", 1906.

  Charles Hinton in 1880 published an article entitled “What is the Fourth Dimension”.   The periodic table of “universal” chemical elements presented by Dimitri Mendeleev required a new geometry.  Hinton was the first the mathematician of other dimensions.  The second mathematician was Edwin Abbott.  Edwin Abbott published “Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions”, 1884.  … Continue reading Charles Hinton, "The Fourth Dimension: A Language of Space", 1906.

Lu Gwei-Djen and Joseph Needham, “Celestial Lancets: A History and Rationale of Acupuncture and Moxa”, 1980.

Joseph Needham wrote a history of the science and civilization of China. It was an encyclopedic work consisting of many large volumes. I thus choose this book written by him and a Chinese colleague on the history of acupuncture. Continue reading Lu Gwei-Djen and Joseph Needham, “Celestial Lancets: A History and Rationale of Acupuncture and Moxa”, 1980.