John Burdon Sanderson Haldane, 1892-1964

@article{Pirie1966JohnBS,
  title={John Burdon Sanderson Haldane, 1892-1964},
  author={N. Pirie},
  journal={Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society},
  year={1966},
  pages={218 - 249}
}
  • N. Pirie
  • Published 1966
  • Biology
  • Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society
  • Few families have their history so well documented as the Haldanes. J. B. S. Haldane, writing of his father (1961g), says: ‘He was born with a historically labelled Y chromosome. That is to say, his ancestors in the putative direct male line since about A. D. 1250 are known. There are, I believe, about fifteen similarly labelled sets of Y chromosomes in Britain. Their possession is generally a handicap, but may help to protect the possessors against the voice of the Establishment.’ There is no… CONTINUE READING
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