May 1953
New Republic;5/11/53, Vol. 128 Issue 19, p11
The article reports on the investigations by the U.S. Senate Small Business Committee about the effects of battery additive AD-X2 on lead acid battery. AD-X2 was developed by K. J. Laidler of Catholic University and Professor H. C. Weber of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (M.I.T.). It is opined that the recent attacks on the U.S. National Bureau of Standards (NBS), by the promoters of the product to get their product approved has evolved into a controversy in the scientific arena. Although NBS has found the product useless, the M.I.T. continues to defend its product.


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