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    Mendel No Mendelian?Robert Cecil Olby - 1979 - History of Science 17 (1):53-72.
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    Scientists and Bureaucrats in the Establishment of the John Innes Horticultural Institution Under William Bateson.Robert Olby - 1989 - Annals of Science 46 (5):497-510.
    Research in Mendelian heredity was first given permanent institutional support in the U.K. at the John Innes Horticultural Institution. The path by which this was achieved is described. It is shown that Brooke-Hunt in the Board of Agriculture played a decisive part in redirecting the John Innes Bequest from a school for gardeners as intended by the testator to an institute given to research on plants of importance to the horticultural trade. The choice of William Bateson as the institute's first (...)
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    William Bateson's Introduction of Mendelism to England: A Reassessment.Robert Olby - 1987 - British Journal for the History of Science 20 (4):399-420.
    The recognition of Gregor Mendel's achievement in his study of hybridization was signalled by the ‘rediscovery’ papers of Hugo de Vries, Carl Correns and Erich Tschermak. The dates on which these papers were published are given in Table 1. The first of these—De Vries ‘Comptes rendus paper—was in French and made no mention of Mendel or his paper. The rest, led by De Vries’ Berichte paper, were in German and mentioned Mendel, giving the location of his paper. It has long (...)
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  4. Variation and Inheritance.Robert Olby - 2009 - In Michael Ruse & Robert J. Richards (eds.), The Cambridge Companion to the "Origin of Species". Cambridge University Press.
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    The Understanding of Nature. Essays in the Philosophy of Biology.Robert Olby & Marjorie Grene - 1976 - Philosophical Quarterly 26 (103):192.
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    Social Imperialism and State Support for Agricultural Research in Edwardian Britain.Robert Olby - 1991 - Annals of Science 48 (6):509-526.
    The origin, character, and reception of the Development Act of 1909 are described. Extant evaluations of its historical significance are presented and criticized. It is claimed that the significance of the Act for the promotion of scientific research in agriculture, horticulture, and forestry has been largely overlooked. The way in which the Commissioners of the Act interpreted their brief by establishing scholarships, new research institutes, and developing existing institutes is described.
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    The Molecular Revolution in Biology.Robert Olby - 1990 - In R. C. Olby, G. N. Cantor, J. R. R. Christie & M. J. S. Hodge (eds.), Companion to the History of Modern Science. Routledge. pp. 93--100.
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    Eleven References to Mendel Before 1900.Robert Olby & Peter Gautrey - 1968 - Annals of Science 24 (1):7-20.
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    The Significance of the Macromolecules in the Historiography of Molecular Biology.Robert C. Olby - 1979 - History and Philosophy of the Life Sciences 1 (2):185 - 198.
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    Schrödinger's Problem: What Is Life? [REVIEW]Robert Olby - 1971 - Journal of the History of Biology 4 (1):119 - 148.
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    The Origins of Molecular Genetics.Robert Olby - 1974 - Journal of the History of Biology 7 (1):93-100.
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    In the Name of Eugenics: Genetics and the Uses of Human Heredity by Daniel J. Kevles. [REVIEW]Robert Olby, R. Lewontin & Daniel Kevles - 1986 - Isis 77:311-319.
  13. Origins of Mendelism.Robert Cecil Olby - 1985 - Journal of the History of Biology 20 (1):132-133.
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    From Physics to Biophysics. [REVIEW]Robert Olby - 1989 - History and Philosophy of the Life Sciences 11 (2):305 - 309.
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    The Emergence of Genetics.Robert Olby - 1990 - In R. C. Olby, G. N. Cantor, J. R. R. Christie & M. J. S. Hodge (eds.), Companion to the History of Modern Science. Routledge. pp. 521--36.
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    Heredity Produced. At the Crossroads of Biology, Politics, and Culture, 1500–1870. [REVIEW]Robert Olby - 2011 - Acta Biotheoretica 59 (3-4):327-331.
    Staffan Müller-Wille & Hans-Jörg Rheinberger (Eds): Heredity Produced. At the Crossroads of Biology, Politics, and Culture, 1500–1870 Content Type Journal Article Category Book Review Pages 327-331 DOI 10.1007/s10441-011-9130-4 Authors Robert Olby, Department of the History and Philosophy of Science, University of Pittsburgh, 1017 Cathedral of Learning, Pittsburgh, PA 15236, USA Journal Acta Biotheoretica Online ISSN 1572-8358 Print ISSN 0001-5342 Journal Volume Volume 59 Journal Issue Volume 59, Numbers 3-4.
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    In the Name of Eugenics: Genetics and the Uses of Human HeredityDaniel J. Kevles.Robert Olby, R. C. Lewontin & Daniel J. Kevles - 1986 - Isis 77 (2):311-319.
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    Bibliography David Bearman and John T. Edsall , Archival Sources for the History of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology: A Reference Guide and Report. Boston: American Academy of Arts and Sciences; Philadelphia: American Philosophical Society, 1980. Pp. Xii + 338. [REVIEW]Robert Olby - 1982 - British Journal for the History of Science 15 (1):85-86.
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  19. The Mystery of Life.David C. Goodman & Robert Olby - 1981
     
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  20. Review: Th. [REVIEW]Robert C. Olby - 2003 - Perspectives in Biology and Medicine 46 (1):142-144.
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    Sheldon Krimsky, Genetic Alchemy. The Social History of the Recombinant DNA Controversy. Cambridge, Mass., & London: MIT Press, 1982. Pp. Xiii + 444. ISBN 0-262-11083-0. £17.50. [REVIEW]Robert Olby - 1985 - British Journal for the History of Science 18 (2):241-243.
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    Suzanne Bourgeois. Genesis of the Salk Institute: The Epic of Its Founders. Xxxiv + 230 Pp., Illus., Bibl., Index. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2013. $49.95. [REVIEW]Robert Olby - 2016 - Isis 107 (1):215-216.
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    Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries La Logique du Vivant. Une Histoire de l'Hérédité. By François Jacob. Paris: Gallimard, 1970. Pp. 354. £2.70. [REVIEW]Robert Olby - 1972 - British Journal for the History of Science 6 (2):221-222.
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    Whetting the Appetite.Robert Olby - 2000 - Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part C: Studies in History and Philosophy of Biological and Biomedical Sciences 31 (4):629-636.
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  25. A Life In Science. [REVIEW]Robert Olby - 2003 - Isis 94:780-781.
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    Geology and Biology Time's Arrow and Evolution. By Harold F. Blum. Third Edition. Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press. 1968. Pp. 232. £1.30. [REVIEW]Robert Olby - 1971 - British Journal for the History of Science 5 (4):409-410.
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    Gregor Mendel's Experiments on Plant Hybrids: A Guided Study. Alain F. Corcos, Floyd V. Monaghan.Robert Olby - 1995 - Isis 86 (3):508-509.
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    Session 3: Natural Selection as a Causal Theory.Jon Hodge, Robert Olby & Megan Delehanty - unknown
    Proceedings of the Pittsburgh Workshop in History and Philosophy of Biology, Center for Philosophy of Science, University of Pittsburgh, March 23-24 2001 Session 3: Natural Selection as a Causal Theory.
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    Biological Sciences and Medicine The Chemistry of Life. Lectures on the History of Biochemistry. Ed. By Joseph Needham. London: Cambridge University Press. 1970. Pp. Xxx + 214. £3. [REVIEW]Robert Olby - 1971 - British Journal for the History of Science 5 (3):303-304.
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    Georges Canguilhem. Ideology and Rationality in the History of the Life Sciences, Translated by Arthur Goldhammer. Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press, 1988, Pp. Xi + 160. ISBN 0-262-03137-X. [REVIEW]Robert Olby - 1991 - British Journal for the History of Science 24 (4):494-496.
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    The Professor, the Institute, and DNA. Oswald T. Avery, His Life and Scientific Achievements. Rene J. Dubos.Robert Olby - 1978 - Isis 69 (3):475-476.
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    Diana B. Dutton. Worse Than the Disease. Pitfalls of Medical Progress. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1988. Pp. Xx + 528. ISBN 0-521-34023-3. £25, $29.95. [REVIEW]Robert Olby - 1991 - British Journal for the History of Science 24 (1):114-116.
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    Genetic Analysis: A History of Genetic Thinking. [REVIEW]Robert Olby - 2010 - Isis 101:851-852.
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    Biology and Medicine Eugenics and the Progressives. By Donald K. Pickens. Pp. Xii + 260. Nashville, Tennessee: Vanderbilt University Press. 1968. $7.95. [REVIEW]Robert Olby - 1970 - British Journal for the History of Science 5 (2):200-200.
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    Biology and Medicine Theodor Boveri. Life and Work of a Great Biologist. By Fritz Baltzer, Translated From the German by Dorothea Rudnick. Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press. 1967. Pp. Xii + 165. 57s. [REVIEW]Robert Olby - 1969 - British Journal for the History of Science 4 (4):412-413.
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    What's All This Fuss About the Gene?Robert Olby - 2015 - Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part C: Studies in History and Philosophy of Biological and Biomedical Sciences 49:66-69.
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    The Professor, the Institute, and DNA. Oswald T. Avery, His Life and Scientific Achievements by Rene J. Dubos. [REVIEW]Robert Olby - 1978 - Isis 69:475-476.
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    Peter J. Beurton, Raphael Falk and Hans-Jörg Rheinberger , the Concept of the Gene in Development and Evolution: Historical and Epistemological Perspectives. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2000. Pp. XVI+384. Isbn 0-521-77187-0. $59.95. [REVIEW]Robert Olby - 2002 - British Journal for the History of Science 35 (2):213-250.
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    The Convergence of Behaviourism and Logical Positivism. [REVIEW]Robert C. Olby - 1990 - History and Philosophy of the Life Sciences 12 (1):117 - 122.
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    A Century Since Mendel By M. Campbell. [REVIEW]Robert Olby - 1989 - Isis 80:713-714.
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    Picturing Biology.Robert C. Olby, Judy Johns Schloegel & Karen Rader - 1999 - Metascience 8 (2):243-260.
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    Force of Nature: The Life of Linus Pauling by Thomas Hager. [REVIEW]Robert Olby - 1997 - Isis 88:568-570.
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    Gregor Mendel's Experiments on Plant Hybrids: A Guided Study by Alain F. Corcos; Floyd V. Monaghan. [REVIEW]Robert Olby - 1995 - Isis 86:508-509.
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    A Century Since Mendel. M. Campbell.Robert Olby - 1989 - Isis 80 (4):713-714.
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    Raphael Falk. Genetic Analysis: A History of Genetic Thinking. Xiv + 330 Pp., Illus., Tables, Bibl., Index. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2009. $90. [REVIEW]Robert Olby - 2010 - Isis 101 (4):851-852.
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    The History of Molecular Biology.Robert C. Olby - 1980 - History and Philosophy of the Life Sciences 2 (2):299 - 310.
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    Ideas About Sexual Reproduction. [REVIEW]Robert C. Olby - 1986 - History and Philosophy of the Life Sciences 8 (1):99 - 105.
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    Time's Arrow and Evolution. [REVIEW]Robert Olby - 1971 - British Journal for the History of Science 5 (4):409-410.
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    The Founders of Evolutionary Genetics: A Centenary Reappraisal by Sahotra Sarkar; The Search for the Gene by Bruce Wallace.Robert Olby - 1994 - Isis 85:353-354.
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    The Monk in the Garden (Review).Robert Cecil Olby - 2003 - Perspectives in Biology and Medicine 46 (1):142-145.
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