Lysenko's Ghost: Epigenetics and Russia

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Harvard University Press, Apr 11, 2016 - Science - 221 pages
Lysenko became one of the most notorious figures in twentieth-century science after his genetic theories were discredited decades ago. Yet some scientists now claim that discoveries in epigenetics prove that he was right after all. Loren Graham reopens the case, to determine whether new developments in molecular biology validate Lysenko’s claims.

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