A Feeling for the Organism: The Life and Work of Barbara McClintock Summary
Evelyn Fox Keller

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A Feeling for the Organism: The Life and Work of Barbara McClintock Summary

A Feeling for the Organism is the story of the rise, marginalization and rediscovery of Barbara McClintock and her crucially important work in cytology and genetics, which ultimately led to a revolution in the understanding of the human genome. The author of the book, Evelyn Keller, is a geneticist herself who learned of McClintock's pivotal work as she passed through graduate school. She decided to explore the life of this unusual woman and...

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