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From the June 22, 1935, issue

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1:00pm, June 22, 2005

POLICE RADIO TRANSMITTER VIEWED BY THE CAMERA

Police are not concerned with the beauty of their weapons against the criminal world. But beauty is nevertheless present in the camera view of the 100-watt radio transmitter for police use depicted on the front cover of this week's Science News Letter.

The transmitter was designed by the Bell Laboratories for the Western Electric Company.

NEW VITAMIN, CHOLINE, MAY AID IN DIABETES CONTROL

A new vitamin that is essential for liver function and that may play an important role in controlling diabetes was described at the meeting of the American and Canadian Medical Associations by one of its discoverers, Dr. C.H. Best of Toronto, codiscoverer of insulin, the life-saving remedy for diabetes.

The new vitamin has a real name, choline, instead of a letter, as do most other members of the vitamin famil

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