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  • Science and Social Responsibility:Incidents from the Lives of J. B. S. Haldane and Otto Krayer
  • Krishna R. Dronamraju and Elliot S. Vesell
Krishna R. Dronamraju
Foundation for Genetic Research, P.O. Box 27701-497, Houston, Texas 77227
Elliot S. Vesell
Department of Pharmacology, Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine, P.O. Box 850, Hershey, Pennsylvania 17033

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Footnotes

. The authors thank the following institutions and individuals: The Wellcome Trust, London, for a travel grant; The Bodleian Library, Oxford, for access to the C. D. Darlington archives; Ms. Jill Furlong, archivist, the Watson Library, University College, London, for assistance with the J. B. S. Haldane archives; and Drs. Richard M. Burian, P. Masani, Judith Wetsz, and Edward Lurie for helpful comments.

1. It is of interest to recall that Haldane [7] invented the first mapping function and the unit cM, or centimorgan, for the purpose of chromosome mapping.

2. University College, London.

3. Manchukuo is a former country which was comprised of Manchuria and Rehe Province of China. The Japanese invaded Manchuria in 1931 and created Manchukuo in 1932. Of the major countries, only Japan, Italy, and Germany extended diplomatic recognition. After World War II, Chinese sovereignty was reasserted over the area.

4. In his later years, Darlington became an extreme hereditarian and broke ranks with Haldane.

5. It is not clear to which meeting Haldane was referring. Both Haldane and Darlington had participated in the Sixth International Genetical Congress, which had just been held in 1932 in Ithaca, New York. The Seventh International Genetical Congress was held in Edinburgh, Scotland, in 1939. Both...

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