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 (lĕd′ər-bûrg′, lā′dər-), Joshua 1925-2008.
American geneticist. He shared a 1958 Nobel Prize for work on bacterial genetics, especially the processes of conjugation and transduction.


(Biography) Joshua. 1925–2008, US geneticist, who discovered the phenomenon of transduction in bacteria. Nobel prize for physiology or medicine 1958 with George Beadle and Edward Tatum


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Joshua, born 1925, U.S. geneticist: Nobel prize for physiology or medicine 1958.
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Microbial evolution and co-adaptation: A tribute to the life and scientific legacies of Joshua Lederberg.
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Lee, Ng, Bull, Pe, and Ho (2011) and Tolar, Lederberg, and Fletcher (2009) have investigated potential connections with algebra, but these studies are correlational and investigated either CAL or WPs.
In closing, Nobel Laureate Joshua Lederberg once stated that, "The biggest single threat to man's continued dominance on this planet is the virus.
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This tendency of the molecular life sciences to anthropomorphize action is perhaps most evident in the idea of algeny, a term coined by the Nobel Laureate biologist Joshua Lederberg in 1966 to mean "The attempt to 'improve on' or 'perfect' naturally existing organisms by means other than conventional breeding, esp.
Joshua Lederberg once described the Ellison Foundation, "Our job is to fund the new, the unconventional, and to take chances that others won't.
Muller, and Joshua Lederberg urged that the USA establish a large-scale eugenics program, and Crick suggested "the reversible sterilization of the citizenry by placing 'something into our food' and licensing 'the people with the qualities we like' to bear children.
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