Reference numberRR/68/397
TitleLetter from Lancelot Thomas Hogben, to John David Griffith Davies, regarding a paper 'The shape of the human being as a function of time' by Peter Brian Medawar
Date21 May 1943
DescriptionSectional Committee: Zoology

Recommended for publication in the 'Proceedings of the Royal Society of London'. Finds it hard to answer the set questions on the report form. Refers to work of D'Arcy Wentworth Thompson. Comments on the publication of papers dealing with growth morphology. Comments on the usefulness of the paper to both biologists and mathematicians. Thinks the paper should only be published if there is space for an elemental treatment of the mathematics involved. The paper might also be suitable for publication in the Biological Review, if suitably expanded.

[Published in the 'Proceedings of the Royal Society of London']

No received date.
Physical descriptionLetter on paper
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Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rspb.1944.0008 Vol.132 1944
Related records in the catalogueRR/68/394
Fellows associated with this archive
NA6332Hogben; Lancelot Thomas (1895 - 1975)1895 - 1975
NA7796Medawar; Sir; Peter Brian (1915 - 1987)1915 - 1987
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