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The Man Who Invented the Chromosome

A Life of Cyril Darlington

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$86.50 • £69.95 • €78.00

ISBN 9780674013339

Publication Date: 06/15/2004

Short

342 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

13 halftones, 13 line illustrations

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  • Introduction
  • I. Adventures in Lancashire
    • 1. An Improbable Birth
    • 2. A Rising Tide
    • 3. Auspicious Beginnings
    • 4. In Search of Tulips and Truth
  • II. Science
    • 5. From Cytology to Evolution
    • 6. Roots of a Scientific Controversy
    • 7. Method, Discipline and Character
  • Interlude
  • III. Politics
    • 8. The Lysenko Affair
    • 9. Marxism and the Slaying of a Mentor
    • 10. Science in a Changing World
  • IV. Man
    • 11. The Conflict of Science and Society
    • 12. On the Determination of Uncertainty
    • 13. The Breakdown of Classical Genetics
    • 14. On the Uncertainty of Determination
    • 15. One Final Hurrah
  • Conclusion: Paradoxes
  • Bibliography
  • Index

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