Science: Genetics

Genetics, the study of life processes, had two good and separate hours in the news last week. At Cold Spring Harbor, L. I., the Carnegie Institution of Washington conducted a genetics display to celebrate the 25th anniversary of its own incorporation and the coeval establishment of its Departments of Genetics. In Manhattan, at the American Museum of Natural History, the Eugenics Research Association (founded 1913) and the American Eugenics Society (founded 1925) jointly conducted a festival exposition on their specialty, the science of development through artificial selection.

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