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

Evelyn Fox Keller
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Questions 1-5 of 25:

1.

Who said of Barbara that "she was able to convey it to someone who was completely outside the field. She was able to make it real?" (from Chapter 8, Transposition)

2.

What is Neurospora? (from Chapter 7, Cold Spring Harbor)

3.

How many scientists are mentioned in the quote by Einstein when he talks about the deep longing that has to be present in scientists? (from Chapter 12, A Feeling for the Organism)

4.

Where did Harriet Creighton take a teaching job in 1934? (from Chapter 4, A Career for Women)

5.

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)

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