Stamp honorming McClintock

David Weber dfweber at
Thu May 5 11:01:21 EST 2005

Stamps have just been issued honoring 4 scientists including Barbara
McClintock.  A URL which describes this is

Barbara McClintock (1902-1992) conducted maize plant research that 
led to her discovery of genetic transposition-the movement of genetic 
material within and between chromosomes. In 1983, this pioneering 
geneticist was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine.

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