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Referee's report by D'Arcy Wentworth Thompson, on a paper 'The shape of the human being as a function of time' by Peter Brian Medawar

Reference number: RR/68/395

Date: 28 June 1943

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Sectional Committee: Zoology

Recommended for publication in the 'Proceedings of the Royal Society of London'. The paper doesn't go very far, but suggests further developments. Refers to work of Albrecht Dürer.

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 the 'Proceedings of the Royal Society of London']

No received date.

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RR/68/395
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28 June 1943
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2 pages
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Manuscript

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D'Arcy Wentworth Thompson

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D'Arcy Wentworth Thompson, Referee's report by D'Arcy Wentworth Thompson, on a paper 'The shape of the human being as a function of time' by Peter Brian Medawar, 28 June 1943, RR/68/395, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_68_395/referees-report-by-darcy-wentworth-thompson-on-a-paper-the-shape-of-the-human-being-as-a-function-of-time-by-peter-brian-medawar, accessed on 01 March 2024

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