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Nova Season 1 Episode 11 - The Case Of The Midwife Toad

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Synopsis: When Paul Kammerer committed suicide in 1926, it was taken by most of his fellow biologists as a tacit admission of guilt that he had faked his experiments purporting to show the inheritance of acquired characteristics. Arthur Koestler joins NOVA in an in-depth examination of Kammerer’s infamous experiment. A weekly documentary series, each episode providing an in-depth look at a different subject of scientific research. Subjects examined by this show have included…

Air Date: May 12, 1974

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