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

Evelyn Fox Keller
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When Barbara's father made an unofficial visit Frank Hanson concerning his daughter, he was currently working for what company as an industrial surgeon? (from Chapter 4, A Career for Women)


In what year was the Recent Advances in Cytology published? (from Chapter 6, Interlude: A Sketch of the Terrain)


Many mutations that were happening in the maize had never been seen before, and some of these involved gross changes in what? (from Chapter 5, 1936-1941: University of Missouri)


In Hanson's informal notes concerning Barbara, he claims that she weighed approximately how many pounds? (from Chapter 4, A Career for Women)


When was Barbara's obvious occasion to present the full account of her work? (from Chapter 8, Transposition)

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