Sites related to Stephen Moulton Babcock. Dr. Babcock, who died in 1931, was a professor of agricultural chemistry at the University of Wisconsin. He is most famous for the "Babcock test," a way to measure how much fat is in milk. The Babcock test was made public in 1890. A few years later, Professor Babcock studied the effects of different kinds of feed for dairy cattle. This led to the discovery of vitamin A.
Tells the story of the Babcock test, and describes what Dr. Babcock's personality was like. Illustrated with historical photographs.
Photograph of the biochemist with his invention.
Biographical profile of the chemist for whom the Babcock test is named.
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