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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2016; 462154–206 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2016.46.2.154
Published: 01 April 2016
... traditional styles, concerns, and knowledge as crucial constituents in conducting and communicating biological subjects, such as plant taxonomy, comparative anatomy, and goldfish evolution. This paper shows that the prioritized study of those species collected within China was crucial in sustaining...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2020; 501-2183–198 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2020.50.1-2.183
Published: 02 April 2020
... tube and Down syndrome). These tests are complemented with nuchal translucency, high-resolution obstetric ultrasound, and new molecular biology technologies, such as comparative genomic hybrid- ization (CGH) and the study of cfDNA.20 In the contemporary world, as Lo¨wy suggests, ultrasonography stands...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2019; 495504–555 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2019.49.5.504
Published: 01 November 2019
..., 175, 287 304. Foucault s claim for the co-construction of life and biology virtually ignores the existence of physiology as an endeavor separate from comparative anatomy. 26. On the conceptual origins of biology, see Bognon-Ku¨ss and Wolfe, eds., Philosophy of Biology Before Biology (ref. 13...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2019; 492194–225 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2019.49.2.194
Published: 01 April 2019
... Bernice Glatzer Rosenthal, Nietzsche and Soviet Culture: Ally and Adversary (Cam- bridge: Cambridge University Press, 1994). Compare with Slava Gerovitch s analysis of cosmo- nauts as new Soviet men : New Soviet Man Inside Machine: Human Engineering, Spacecraft Design, and the Construction of...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2019; 492117–150 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2019.49.2.117
Published: 01 April 2019
... sense 7 was introduced by Charles Thomson Rees Wilson at the Cavendish Laboratory in Cambridge in 1911 1912. In two milestone publications, Wilson described an apparatus that 6. The emergence of objectivity in the mid-nineteenth-century sciences and the role that the atlases from anatomy to the physical...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2018; 483390–401 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2018.48.3.390
Published: 01 June 2018
... the study of fossils but also for the theory of life-forms in general a foundation, in conjunction with comparative anatomy, for a true life science9 whereas Kant worked on 6. Staffan Mu¨ller-Wille, Names and Numbers: Data in Classical Natural HistoryOsiris 32 (2017): 128. 7. Zammito, 113. 8. Ibid...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2017; 475629–652 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2017.47.5.629
Published: 01 November 2017
..., 209 313; Recherches physiologiques sur le graisses et le tissu adipeux Re´pertoire ge´ne´ral d anatomie et de physiologie pathologiques et de clinique chirurgicale 3 (1827): 165 82; Premier me´moire sur la structure intime des tissus de nature animale Re´pertoire ge´ne´ral d anatomie et de...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2017; 475602–628 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2017.47.5.602
Published: 01 November 2017
... of properties, from which certain ones might be selected for analogizing with the other. One could liken the state to an organism, or compare the organization of organisms to a state: two different analogies. At the most basic level, although both states and organisms were figured as wholes...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2017; 475589–601 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2017.47.5.589
Published: 01 November 2017
... introduction develops these broader collective themes and insights in more detail. Florence Vienne compares the views of two cell theorists: the French repub- lican4 scientist Franc¸ois-Vincent Raspail (1794 1878) and the German physi- ologist Theodor Schwann (1810 1882), usually celebrated as half of the...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2017; 474578–587 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2017.47.4.578
Published: 01 September 2017
... objects. Like the other books discussed here, their The Mountain: A Political History from the Enlightenment to the Present attempts to take a global view, comparing and contrasting Western and non- Western constructions of mountains through time. French scientists and authors, in particular, take pride...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2017; 473389–422 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2017.47.3.389
Published: 01 June 2017
... scientific enterprise was judged and perceived as intellectually stimulating science7 Thus, in the third part of this paper I will compare three different strategies of scientists who during their entire careers focused on NMR in molecular biology and biochemistry: Robert Shulman, Mildred Cohn, and Oleg...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2017; 473320–348 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2017.47.3.320
Published: 01 June 2017
.... Ilizarov (Moscow: Ianus-K, 1997), 136 60, on 153 55; A. P. Iushkevich, Delo akademika N. N. Luzina in Repressirovannaia nauka, ed. M. G. Iaroshevskii (Leningrad: Nauka, 1991), 377 94; and Aleksey E. Levin, Anatomy of a Public Campaign: Academician Luzin s Case in Soviet Political History Slavic...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2017; 472255–262 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2017.47.2.255
Published: 01 April 2017
... different and often contradictory ways it has been appropriated over time. When Cuvier allegedly uttered these words (and as Dawson points out, historians are unsure if he ever actually did), paleontology was in its infancy, existing only as a branch of comparative anatomy. Cuvier was working in Paris, at...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2017; 472200–254 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2017.47.2.200
Published: 01 April 2017
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2016; 465592–632 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2016.46.5.592
Published: 01 November 2016
.... Lavrentiev and D. E. Men shov, Uspekhi teorii funktsii deistvitel nogo peremennogo v SSSRMat. sbornik 35, special issue (1928): 21 42. 21. For the analysis of the political language mobilized during the campaign against Luzin, see Aleksey E. Levin, Anatomy of a Public Campaign: Academician Luzin s Case...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2016; 464490–527 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2016.46.4.490
Published: 01 September 2016
... and Pathology: Stereotypes of Sexuality, Race, and Madness (Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 1985); Anne Fausto-Sterling, Gender, Race, and Nation: The Comparative Anatomy of Hottentot Women in Europe, 1815 1817 in Deviant Bodies: Critical Perspectives on Difference in Science and Popular...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2016; 463270–312 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2016.46.3.270
Published: 01 June 2016
...; Willem Hackmann, Seek and Strike: Sonar, Anti-Submarine Warfare and the Royal Navy, 1914 1954 (1984), 11 43. 10. David Edgerton, Warfare State: Britain, 1920 1970 (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006). 11. Compare Hamblin, Oceanographers (ref. 7), 8 11. Bullard makes the relevant statement in...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2016; 46167–100 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2016.46.1.67
Published: 01 February 2016
... Sharks, Gilbert was an important figure in shark science nonetheless.5 After receiving his doctorate in 1940 in verte- brate biology from Cornell University, he taught the comparative anatomy course in the same department for over thirty years. Gilbert conducted some of the most important studies in the...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2015; 454610–620 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2015.45.4.610
Published: 01 September 2015
..., 1996). 11. Sachiko Kusukawa, Picturing the Book of Nature: Image, Text, and Argument in Sixteenth- Century Human Anatomy and Medical Botany (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2012); 618 | B A LDW IN But as we move into the modern period (loosely defined, for my purposes, as after 1800), the...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2015; 452273–302 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2015.45.2.273
Published: 01 April 2015
... upheld by its members significant in retrospect, the organismical standpoint was certainly more fruitful and historically successful. From Aris- totelian zoology, passing through biologists like Cuvier, Geoffroy Saint- Hilaire, and the French school of comparative anatomy, until the more recent...