The Science of Genetics

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THE SCIENCE OF GENETICS

BY Charlotte Auerbach

DRAWINGS BY Inge G. Auerbach Linker

HARPER MODERN SCIENCE SERIES

EDITED BY JAMES R. NEWMAN

HARPER & BROTHERS, PUBLISHERS, NEW YORK

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Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents v
  • Preface vii
  • Acknowledgments ix
  • Chapter 1 What Genetics Is About 1
  • Chapter 2 Gregor Mendel 10
  • Chapter 3 The Chromosomes 14
  • Chapter 4 The Genes 18
  • Chapter 5 Mendel's First Law: Segregation 25
  • Chapter 6 A Very Little Statistics 33
  • Chapter7 Of Sheep, Mink and Dogs 42
  • Chapter 8 Genes That Kill 51
  • Chapter 9 of Monkeys and Men 58
  • Chapter 10 Human Blood Groups 62
  • Chapter 11 Danger to Infants 69
  • Chapter 12 Genetics Counseling 75
  • Chapter 13 Eugenics 84
  • Chapter 14 "It's a Boy" 100
  • Chapter 15 "Father's Girl, Mother's Boy" 109
  • Chapter 16 Nature and Nurture 120
  • Chapter 17 Twins 131
  • Chapter 18 is Intelligence Declining? 149
  • Chapter 19 - The Game of Life: Mendel's Second Law 154
  • Chapter 20 Linked Genes 166
  • Chapter 21 Johannsen's Beans 174
  • Chapter 22 A Success Story: Hybrid Corn 181
  • Chapter 23 Genes and Characters 189
  • Chapter 24 What the Gene Does 209
  • Chapter 25 What the Gene Is 213
  • Chapter 26 DNA 223
  • Chapter 27 Mutation 230
  • Chapter 28 The Monopoly of the Genes in Inheritance 240
  • Chapter 29 Evolution as Seen by the Geneticist 247
  • Reading List 263
  • Index 265
  • About the Author 275
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