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How the Geneticists Learned to Start Worrying and Love Mutation

Nathaniel Comfort

in The Science of Human Perfection: How Genes Became the Heart of American Medicine

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300169911
eISBN:
9780300188875
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300169911.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

This chapter explains that the postwar period created a new professional and public environment for human genetics as the relationship between heredity and human health suddenly became an important ... More


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