In 1906 Francis Galton, the country's foremost statistician, attended the West of England Fat Stock and Poultry Exhibition and uncovered an intriguing phenomenon. Galton was interested in the highlight of the country fair: a guess the weight of ... WARC, 6 days ago
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Source: Laura Weis, used with permission The reminiscence comes of sunless dry geranium, and dust in crevices, smells of chestnuts in the streets, and female smells in sheltered rooms, and cigarettes in corridors and cocktail smells in bars.Psychology Today, 1 day ago
Source: Public Domain You have no doubt heard stories in the news about how two identical twins raised apart were both alcoholics, preferred the color red, and were married to women named Flo. It seems that purely genetic explanations for ...Psychology Today, 2 days ago
Today, the mention of the word eugenics hardly attracts any interest. It is a word that seems to have vanished from our vocabulary, but eugenics is a reality of which most of us are largely unaware. The word eugenics was coined in 1910 by an ...Malta Independent Daily, 2 weeks ago Chesterton conference confronts challenge of modern-day eugenics National Catholic Reporter, 2 weeks ago The long shadow of eugenics ABC Online, 2 months ago
Creativity and innovation have become prerequisites for any organisation’s growth --- especially in today’s ever-changing, complex and uncertain world. At a micro-level, this entails having people with diverse skill sets, opinions and experiences. A ...The Financial Chronicle, 2 weeks ago
G.K. Chesterton The Chesterton Institute for Faith and Culture at Seton Hall University in New Jersey, the US, in collaboration with Life Network Foundation (Malta), are organising the third Chesterton conference in Malta on the subject of ...Times of Malta, 3 weeks ago
Book: The Gene: An Intimate History Author: Siddhartha Mukherjee Publishers: Allen Lane 593 pages Rs 699 The Gene is yet another humdinger of a book by Siddhartha Mukherjee. It has the heft — both literal and metaphorical — of its ...DNA India, 3 weeks ago The future - not in our stars but in our genes: A review of Siddhartha Mukherjee's "The Gene: An Intimate History" Before It's News, 1 month ago
Is the UK in or out? Bookies have the odds of remain at 73%. A MarketWatch article citing Citigroup claims bookies are still enthusiastic over remain prospects. If someone at Citigropup actually made that statement, that person is totally ...HoweStreet.com, 3 weeks ago
A series of recent books breaks down the shield between doctors and patients, and reveals the deep sense of humanity that guides their work One of the two people to whom cancer physician, researcher and writer Siddhartha Mukherjee dedicates his new ...Livemint.com, 1 month ago
Nature has an by Gregory Radick who is a professor at the University of Leeds about Mendel's legacy. The focus of Radick's article which is titled Teach students the biology of their time is on a counterfactual: what if instead of Mendel's work, it ...Before It's News, 1 month ago
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