Crediting Six Discoverers of Oxygen

  • John W. Severinghaus
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 812)


Recent events have called long-overdue attention to one of the first investigators to discover the roles of something in air changing the color of the pulmonary blood flowing through the lung.


Oxygen Michael Servetus Robert Boyle Joseph Priestley Henry Cavendish 

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© Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2014

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Emeritus Anesthesiology and Cardiovascular Research InstituteUniversity of California at San FranciscoSan FranciscoUSA

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