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From G. J. Romanes   11 August 1877

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Summary

Believes in differentiated nerve-tracts [in Medusa] because of experiment in which contractile waves blocked. [See GJR’s "Evolution of nerves", Nature 16 (1877): 231–3, 269–71, 289–93.] Did not know author of MS was Miss Lawless. Describes experiment on contractile waves in Aurelia. Also studying starfish.

Summary

Believes in differentiated nerve-tracts [in Medusa] because of experiment in which contractile waves blocked. [See GJR’s "Evolution of nerves", Nature 16 (1877): 231–3, 269–71, 289–93.] Did not know author of MS was Miss Lawless. Describes experiment on contractile waves in Aurelia. Also studying starfish.

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-11103
From
George John Romanes
To
Charles Robert Darwin
Sent from
Dunskaith
Source of text
E. D. Romanes 1896, p. 57

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Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 11103,” accessed on 26 March 2019, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-11103

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