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    Defending Scientific Freedom and Democracy: The Genetics Society of America’s Response to Lysenko. [REVIEW]Rena Selya - 2012 - Journal of the History of Biology 45 (3):415 - 442.
    In the late 1940s and early 1950s, the leaders of the Genetics Society of America (GSA) struggled to find an appropriate group response to Trofim Lysenko's scientific claims and the Soviet treatment of geneticists. Although some of the leaders of the GSA favored a swift, critical response, procedural and ideological obstacles prevented them from following this path. Concerned about establishing scientific orthodoxy on one hand and politicizing the content of their science on the other, these American geneticists drew on democratic (...)
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    Defending Scientific Freedom and Democracy: The Genetics Society of America’s Response to Lysenko.Rena Selya - 2012 - Journal of the History of Biology 45 (3):415-442.
    In the late 1940s and early 1950s, the leaders of the Genetics Society of America struggled to find an appropriate group response to Trofim Lysenko’s scientific claims and the Soviet treatment of geneticists. Although some of the leaders of the GSA favored a swift, critical response, procedural and ideological obstacles prevented them from following this path. Concerned about establishing scientific orthodoxy on one hand and politicizing the content of their science on the other, these American geneticists drew on democratic language (...)
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    Book Reviews: Errol C. Friedberg, The Writing Life of James Watson (Cold Spring Harbor, N.Y.: Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press, 2005), Xvii +193 Pp., Illus., $25. [REVIEW]Rena Selya - 2005 - Journal of the History of Biology 38 (2):385-386.
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    Judith Roof. The Poetics of DNA. Ix + 243 Pp., Figs., Index. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2007. $22.50.Rena Selya - 2008 - Isis 99 (3):605-606.
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    Essay Review: Defined by DNA: The Intertwined Lives of James Watson and Rosalind Franklin.Rena Selya - 2003 - Journal of the History of Biology 36 (3):591-597.