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Barbara McClintock, X-Rays, and Self-Aware, Self-Healing Cells

James A. Shapiro | Posted 05.08.2012 | Science
James A. Shapiro

Dennis Bray names Barbara McClintock the first biologist to ask, "What does a cell know about itself?" What lay behind this question, a question that may astonish some to come from the first woman to receive a solo Nobel Prize in Medicine or Physiology?