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History of Biology B

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Walter Sutton
Who developed the chromosome theory of inheritance?
1850
Approximately, when did Mendel and Darwin develop their ideas?
1950
Approximately, when was the structure of DNA first described?
Watson and Crick
What team is credited with building the first model of the DNA molecule?
transgenic organism
one that contains DNA
uses for transgenic organisms
production of human insulin, cleanup of environmental pollution, development of pest resistance crops
discovery of DNA
What unifying theme brought the work of Mendel and Darwin together in the big picture of biology?
naturalist
What term describes an early kind of biologist who made and recorded observations about organisms in nature?
scientific method
What process do scientists use to answer questions about the world; for example, Redi's experiment with rotting meat?
Mendel
The work of which scientist was largely ignored during his lifetime?
Darwin
The work of which scientist caused controversy that still exists today?
natural selection
What process did Darwin's book suggest that organisms evolve through?
chromosomes
What did Walter Fleming identify during cell division?
genetic engineering
What scientific field was created when recombinant DNA was first made in the 1970s?
bioethical
What term defines questions about what people should do with knowledge in biology that cannot be answered using the scientific method?