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Robert Kane, Irish chemist

Robert Kane, Irish chemist

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Sir Robert Kane (1809-90), Irish chemist. Kane was born in Dublin, Ireland, and was educated by his father. Kane went on to study medicine at Trinity College and pharmacy in Paris. He was appointed Professor of Chemistry at the Apothecaries' Hall, Dublin, in 1831 and was elected to the Royal Irish Academy in 1832. He wrote influencial books such as 'Elements of Practical Pharmacy' (1831) and 'Elements of Chemistry' (1849). He was the first to show that hydrogen is electropositive, proposed the existence of the ethyl radical and made many advances in the study of acids. He made a detailed report on the industrial resources of Ireland and served on several commissions.

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