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The Oswald T. Avery Collection


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Title:
Prematurity and Uniqueness in Scientific Discovery
Description:
Here, Stent used Avery's discovery that DNA is genetic material and Watson and Crick's discovery of the DNA double helix to pursue two questions respectively: What does it mean to say a discovery is premature? And, are scientific creations any less unique than artistic creations?
Item is a photocopy.
Number of Image Pages:
11 (1,433,413 Bytes)
Date:
1972-12 (December 1972)
Creator:
Stent, Gunther S.
Source:
Periodical: Stent, Gunther S. "Prematurity and Uniqueness in Scientific Discovery." Scientific American 227, 6 (December 1972): 84-93, 128. Article. 11 Images.
Publisher:
Scientific American
Rights:
Reproduced with permission. Copyright 1972, by Scientific American, Inc. All rights reserved.
Permission to post this item expired January 24, 2004. Please come to the History of Medicine Reading Room at the National Library of Medicine to see this item in person.
Subject:
Medical Subject Headings (MeSH):
Art
DNA
Genes
History of Medicine
Exhibit Category:
After the Discovery: The Transforming Principle's Reception by the Scientific Community
Box Number: 4
Folder Number: 7
Unique Identifier:
CCAAPQ
Document Type:
Articles
Language:
English
Format:
application/pdf
image/tif
Physical Condition:
Good
Series: Commentary on Avery and His Work, 1944-2005
SubSeries: Chronological
Folder: 1969-1974
Metadata Last Modified Date:
2007-01-11
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