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The Joshua Lederberg Papers

Title:
Biological Future of Man Annotation pdf (758,203 Bytes) ocr (23,121 Bytes)
Biological Future of Man
Description:
Item is a photocopy.
Number of Image Pages:
6 (758,203 Bytes)
Date:
1963
Creator:
Lederberg, Joshua
Contributor:
Editor: Wolstenholme, Gordon
Sponsor: Ciba Foundation
Source:
Monograph: Lederberg, Joshua. "Biological Future of Man." Man and His Future (A Ciba Foundation Volume), edited by Gordon Wolstenholme. J. & A. Churchill Ltd., 1963. Pp. 263-273. Excerpt. Monograph. 6 Images.
Lederberg UI: P102
Publisher:
J. & A. Churchill Ltd.
Rights:
Reproduced with permission of the Novartis (formerly Ciba) Foundation.
Subject:
Medical Subject Headings (MeSH):
Genetics
Research
Communication
Relation:
Lederberg Grouping: Published Scientific Article
Box Number: 81
Folder Number: 36
Unique Identifier:
BBABIA
Accession Number:
3
Document Type:
Monographs
Excerpts
Language:
English
Format:
application/pdf
image/tif
Physical Condition:
Good
Series: Writings
SubSeries: Published Scientific Articles
Folder: P102: "Biological Future of Man" (1963)
Metadata Last Modified Date:
2007-12-14
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Annotation by Joshua Lederberg:
KW:  euphenics, eugenics; cloning; citation index;
 "Poetry speak more bravely than Science" is
clearly an allusion to Aldous Huxley, Brave New World.  OCR
is not too satisfactory.;

"Now we can define man -- genotypically at least he is six feet
of a particular molecular sequence of C H O N P atoms, the length
of DNA tightly coiled in the nucleus of his provenient egg and in
the nucleus of every adult cell, 5 billion paired nucleotide units
long."  -- a premonition of the Human Genome project, and of my quizzical
attitude to so uncompromising a reductionist perspective.;

"solution to homograft problem .. very near"  -- history did not
quite bear that out, but basic issue of organ supply is with us,
even if not on the scale I contemplate[d];

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