A Letter From The Publisher, Apr. 19, 1971

WHEN we decided months ago to do a comprehensive story on the New Genetics, we realized that the subject did not fit into the normal format of a cover article done by a single department of TIME. Writers and correspondents in Science, Medicine and Religion were proposing separate projects; Behavior had become a significant part of the field as well. Hence, this week's special section represents a collaboration among the four sections. Senior Editor Leon Jaroff (Atom No. 1 in the journalistic molecule) headed the task force. Science Writer Frederic Golden (2), drawing on material gathered by John by Sydnor...

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