(1) Upon the Inheritance of Acquired Characters (2) Biological Aspects of Human Problems

@article{1UT,
  title={(1) Upon the Inheritance of Acquired Characters (2) Biological Aspects of Human Problems},
  author={},
  journal={Nature},
  volume={89},
  pages={576-578}
}
  • Nature
  • Abstract(1) THIS book, by the talented editor of Scientia, appeared in French in 1906, and later in German and Italian. We welcome it in its excellent English translation by Dr. Basil Harvey. Approaching the problem of inheritance from the side of physics and engineering, Rignano confesses that he was at first attracted to Weismann's position that there is no evidence of the transmission of somatic modifications. He felt, however, that the fundamental biogenetic law of ontogeny recapitulating… CONTINUE READING