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'Heredity Chart VI', published for the Eugenics Society by George Philip & Son Ltd. Copyright Galton Institute, London.
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An easy way to browse the Library's digitised genetics material by topic.
Darwin's account of human evolution
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Galton's analysis of human ability as a hereditary characteristic
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a collection of essays revisiting the 'nature-nurture' controversy on intelligence
the social and ethical issues of genetic engineering with human beings
Read the full text of many published books about the science, history, and social and cultural aspects of genetics, and explore the digitised archive collections of some important scientists and organisations relating to genetics research and biochemistry.
Access to digitised material is free, however you may need to register and login to view certain archival materials. You can login with Library membership or with a Twitter, Facebook, Google or OpenID account.
Click on a term to get a list of digitised books in the Library catalogue.
To find items on genetics topics not listed below, or to find other material (digital and non-digital) that the Library has on genetics and its history, search the Library catalogues.
Online access to the archives of 20 eminent geneticists, medical researchers and organisations