Inheritance of Acquired Characters

  title={Inheritance of Acquired Characters},
  author={Ronald Jenkins},
IN NATURE of October 1, p. 508, is published an interesting communication from A. F. Dufton to the effect that the fathers of eminent persons tend to be older at the time of birth of the eminent (or shall we say pre-eminent?) child than is typical of fathers of children who do not attain eminence. Mr. Dufton's communication is a confirmation on a more… CONTINUE READING