Unsolved and Unsolvable Problems in Studying the Genetics of Diabetes

  • J. H. Edwards


The approximate nature of the relationship of curves and lines to natural phenomena is easily misunderstood by those who lack any experience with both things and numbers and, in biology, has led to a false exactitude, the basic realities being concealed, but not improved, by a baroque encrustation of numerical results implying an exactitude which is, in principle, both unattainable and irrelevant, and which has no basic relationship to the supporting structure.


Celiac Disease Deductive Approach Composite Curve Familial Predisposition Normal Curf 
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