galton galton  /ˈɡæl tən/

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  • (n) English scientist (cousin of Charles Darwin) who explored many fields including heredity, meteorology, statistics, psychology, and anthropology; founder of eugenics and first to use fingerprints for identification (1822-1911)

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News

  • Cross Country: Oneida, Canastota, Camden compete at E.J Herrmann Invitational

    In the first varsity race at the E.J Herrmann Cross Country Invitational, the Canastota girls cross country team finished ninth overall with a final score of 270. Rachel Bargabos finished first for the Raiders and 15th overall. Her time was 21:59.2. Lindsay Bazan (23:26.8), Emily Galton (25:08.3), Alexa McCarthy (25:16.2) and Emily Seale (26:37.5) were the other top finishers for Canastota.
    on September 29, 2013     Source: The Oneida Daily Dispatch

Quotes

  • "I was looking for a standard of how much asymmetry was normal and eventually found a review article covering dozens of papers, some published nearly a century ago in England's prestigious Galton Laboratory" says Eckhardt. "While most faces...
    on Aug 21, 2006 By: Meister Eckhart Source: EurekAlert (press release)

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