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Mixed Blessings of Neptune

by Adrian Duncan on September 24, 2013 in Articles with No comments

In 1846 a new gas was all the rage amongst doctors and dentists in Europe and America. Oddly enough this gas had been synthesized as long ago as 1275 and later by Paracelsus in the 16th century, but it was in the late 1840’s that its anesthetic properties were discovered and used in medical procedures.

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September 24, 2013
Adrian Duncan