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Haldane

[ hawl-deyn ]

noun

  1. John Bur·don San·der·son [jon, , bur, -dn , san, -der-s, uh, n], 1892–1964, English biochemist, geneticist, and writer.
  2. his father John Scott, 1860–1936, Scottish physiologist and writer.
  3. Richard Burdon Viscount Haldane of Cloan, 1856–1928, Scottish jurist, statesman, and writer (brother of John Scott).


Haldane

/ ˈhɔːldeɪn /

noun

  1. HaldaneJ(ohn) B(urdon) S(anderson)18921964MScottishSCIENCE: chemistSCIENCE: geneticistWRITING: science writer J ( ohn ) B ( urdon ) S ( anderson ) 1892–1964, Scottish biochemist, geneticist, and writer on science
  2. HaldaneJohn Scott18601936MScottishSCIENCE: physiologist his father, John Scott. 1860–1936, Scottish physiologist, noted particularly for his research into industrial diseases
  3. HaldaneRichard Burdon, 1st Viscount Haldane of Cloan18561928MBritishPOLITICS: statesmanLAW: jurist his brother, Richard Burdon, 1st Viscount Haldane of Cloan. 1856–1928, British statesman and jurist. As secretary of state for war (1905–12) he reorganized the army and set up the territorial reserve


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To my knowledge, though, he never realized what Haldane and genomics have helped us to see here, that sex can greatly reduce the toll required for a certain measure of evolution.

Multiplying 100,000 positively selected mutations by Haldane’s 306 by the population size of 50,0003, 12 for each substitution gives you 150 billion useful deaths.

In his model of diploids with semi-dominant mutations, Haldane found that the number was more like 30 times the population size in any single generation.

Eventually, Haldane writes, Dupont and Schwarz solve the problem of “the nutrition and support of the embryo.”

Yet assisted reproductive technology has become almost mainstream, in a way that neither Huxley nor Haldane quite could have predicted.

Soon after this discovery we came near losing Haldane, the big grey wolf, in a crevasse.

I was going along the public road between the hamlets of Mill of Haldane and Ballock.

General Haldane was one of the first Brigadiers to receive a Division.

Prof. Haldane of Cambridge has called attention to many of these processes.

I regret that I must write you again in regard to your grandson, Haldane Briggs, but necessity leaves no choice.

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