The fundamentals of cancer are the fundamentals of growth. Physics offers biology tools and techniques to attack the disease, but both sciences must work together on the basic problems of growth.
For science news in Washington, Physics Today turned to a man eminently qualified to report scientific events from a physicist's viewpoint. As head of the National Research Council's Office of Scientific Personnel, Dr. M. H. Trytten's normal duties provide contact with most of the major scientific events in Washington. But he speaks here for himself, not for any official organization—which is the freest way of writing such a monthly letter.—The Editor.