Studies in National Degeneration


    THE several aspects of study which the statistics deal with in this memoir are chiefly parental and fraternal heredity, the fertility of tuberculous stocks, and the distribution of pulmonary tuberculosis in tubercular families. Prof. Pearson's observations are admittedly, from a numerical standpoint, wholly insufficient, but if his deductions are thereby rendered inconclusive, he has pointed the way and laid the foundation for further study of an all-important subject.

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    Studies in National Degeneration . Nature 77, 394–395 (1908).

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