An Interactive Annotated World Bibliography of Printed and Digital Works in the History of Medicine and the Life Sciences from Circa 2000 BCE to 2022 by Fielding H. Garrison (1870-1935), Leslie T. Morton (1907-2004), and Jeremy M. Norman (1945- ) Traditionally Known as “Garrison-Morton”

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LAPLACE, Pierre-Simon marquis de

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Mémoire sur la chaleur.

Hist. Acad. roy. Sci. (Paris), (1780), 335-408, 1784.

These workers invented an ice calorimeter, with it measured the respiratory quotient of a pig, and demonstrated the analogy between respiration and combustion.

Subjects: BIOCHEMISTRY › Metabolism, INSTRUMENTS & TECHNOLOGIES, RESPIRATION › Respiratory Physiology