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In 1953 Watson and Crick figured out the structure of DNA, showing how genes work

E. O. Wilson
other scientists like E. O. Wilson argued that social behavior had a genetic basis and had evolved just as much as physical traits (this was an attempt to find materialist explanations for the things that make us human)

other controversies in evolution also got public attention--there were so many social implications that a range of interpretations was possible even after the success of the modern synthesis

              J. Gould


Genetics provides evidence for evolution but also shows it as more complicated

Review--themes of this book