Science: When Gene Meets Gene

War is the science of how best to depopulate the earth. Genetics is the science of how best to populate it. Last week the Science of Genetics received more than its normal amount of attention:

"Complete Sadness." In Edinburgh 500 members of the International Genetical Congress met to discuss chances of creating healthier, more intelligent human beings. Absent from the meeting for political reasons best known to the Soviet Government were 50 Russian delegates, including the head of the Congress, famed Professor Nikolai Ivanovich Vavilov, who is out of favor in Russia because he...

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