Science: Feeling

People are prone to think of scientists as coldblooded, ruthlessly matter-of-fact beings, possessing the milk of human kindness in amounts inversely proportionate to the extent of their knowledge. The October issue of The Scientific Monthly contains two bits of evidence. In a highly technical account of the state of knowledge of the genes (constituent parts of sex cell chromosomes, which are believed to determine an organism's inherited characteristics), Dr. Walter L. Treadway of the U. S. Public Health Service paused to say: "In none of the experiments discussed in this article have the...

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