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Helen Spurway

Birthdate: (61)
Death: February 15, 1978 (61)
Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India
Immediate Family:

Wife of J.B.S. Haldane

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About Helen Spurway

Helen Spurway (Helen Haldane) (c.1917-15 February 1978, Hyderabad, India) was a biologist and the second wife of J. B. S. Haldane. She emigrated to India in 1957 along with Haldane and conducted research in field biology along with Suresh Jayakar and others.[1]


A partial list:

   * Spurway, Helen. 1955. The Causes of Domestication: An attempt to integrate some ideas of Konrad Lorenz with evolution theory. Journal of Genetics 53:325-362.
   * Spurway, Helen, and J. B. S. Haldane. 1953. The comparative ethology of vertebrate breathing. I. Breathing in newts, with a general survey. Behaviour 6:8-34
   * Jayakar S. D. and Spurway H. 1966 Sex ratios of some mason wasps. Nature (London ) 212:306-307
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Helen Spurway's Timeline

February 15, 1978
Age 61
Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India