TITLE

Big Heart

PUB. DATE
August 1952
SOURCE
Time;8/25/1952, Vol. 60 Issue 8, p46
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the successful Alaskan expedition of heart specialist Doctor Paul Dudley White and his assistants to obtain an electrocardiogram of a whale in Nushagak Bay in August 1952. The beluga whale that they found in the shallows of the bay weighed one ton. The specialist has been studying the hearts of mammals larger than man to determine whether symptoms of disease in human hearts are similar to large animals. White has revealed his plan to test the equipment on larger whales.
ACCESSION #
54168957

 

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