Robert Olby, clip 1
Professor of History Robert Olby teaches at the University of Pittsburgh, and has written several books on the history of genetics, including Origins of Mendelism and The Path to the Double Helix.
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Why should Mendel be considered the Father of Genetics?
To whom was Mendel's paper distributed?
The danger of invoking unobservable entities in science.
Comparing Mendel to Doppler: the need to widely publicize findings.
Were Mendel's results too perfect?: Examining his numbers.
Were Mendel's results too perfect?: Summary and opinion.
Mendel's rediscovery: two of the three rediscoverers had read Mendel's paper.
Mendel's personality & character: his inability to handle stress.
Was Mendel "well connected" in the scientific community?
Mendel's personality & character: fighting a Monestary tax effectively ends his research career.