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DISCOMFORT IN THE CHEMICAL LABORATORIES.

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At present all the men who are taking laboratory courses in Chemistry are compelled to stand from one to four hours at a stretch at the desks in Boylston and Dane Halls. It is needless to say that such an arrangement not only tires the aspiring chemists physically, but renders them mentally incapable of their best work. The Physics laboratories have stools for the comfort of the men who use them. It seems hardly fair that the most simple necessities for sustained labor should not be provided equally in all parts of the University; and we wish to call the attention of the Department of Chemistry to the need for stools or high benches in the laboratories; not only for the convenience of the men who work there, but for the sake of the quality of the work which they produce.

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