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The Tangled Field

Nathaniel C. COMFORT Harvard University Press

This biographical study illuminates one of the most important yet misunderstood figures in the history of science. Barbara McClintock (1902-1992), a geneticist who integrated classical genetics with m

ISBN10 : 9780674029828 , ISBN13 : 0674029828

Page Number : 368

Refiguring Life

Evelyn Fox Keller Columbia University Press

This text continues the author's study of how 'scientific technique is both contributor to and product of discourse'. It focuses on gender and, in particular, analyzes how the metaphors of information

ISBN10 : 9780231102056 , ISBN13 : 0231102054

Page Number : 134

Barbara Mcclintock

Ray Spangenburg Infobase Publishing

Barbara McClintock was a geneticist whose 70 years of meticulous experiments in the genetics of maize, or Indian corn, have been lauded for their contributions to technology and science, including gen

ISBN10 : 1438104103 , ISBN13 : 9781438104102

Page Number : 136

The Deeper Genome

John Parrington Oxford University Press, USA

As the Human Genome Project completed its mapping of the entire human genome, hopes ran high that we would rapidly be able to use our knowledge of human genes to tackle many inherited diseases, and un

ISBN10 : 0199688737 , ISBN13 : 9780199688739

Page Number : 288