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Sectional committee: Zoology

Recommended for publication in Proceedings. It is an important paper. A comparison to a parallel series of x-ray experiments should be added.

Contains extra question - 'Is there any information contained in the paper which likely to be of value to the enemy?' Referee replies no.

[Published in Proceedings of the Royal Society B, 1940].

Endorsed on verso as received 22 July 1940.

Reference number
RR/67/278
Earliest possible date
July 1940
Physical description
Standardised form (type E)
Page extent
2 pages
Format
Manuscript

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Julian Sorell Huxley

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Julian Sorell Huxley, Referee's report by Julian Sorrell Huxley, on a paper 'Mutation effects of ultra-violet light in Drosophila' by K Mackenzie and Hermann Joseph Muller, July 1940, RR/67/278, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_67_278/referees-report-by-julian-sorrell-huxley-on-a-paper-mutation-effects-of-ultra-violet-light-in-drosophila-by-k-mackenzie-and-hermann-joseph-muller, accessed on 25 July 2024

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