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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2019) 49 (4): 351–383.
Published: 01 September 2019
...Jaehwan Hyun This article examines the interaction between human population genetics and the reconstruction of national identities and histories. Since the first use of mitochondrial DNA analysis of human origins in 1987, scientific research on population history using genetic technologies, or...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2017) 47 (3): 349–388.
Published: 01 June 2017
... families but also the well-being of all humankind. This essay is part of a special issue entitled THE BONDS OF HISTORY edited by Anita Guerrini. © 2017 by the Regents of the University of California 2017 genetics public scientists scientific activism environmental citizenship women in science...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2017) 47 (1): 76–106.
Published: 01 February 2017
... and landscape transformation within a corporate political economy. The history of the Alcobaça Forest Station is an important example of fascist institution building. © 2017 by the Regents of the University of California 2017 forestry cork fascism history of genetics plant breeding...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2018) 48 (1): 1–23.
Published: 01 February 2018
... reveals a new history of modern biotechnology beyond genetic modification, dominated by plant physiologists. © 2018 by the Regents of the University of California 2018 cell fusion Edward C. Cocking plant breeding plant biotechnology protoplasts somatic hybrids technological failure...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2015) 45 (1): 115–146.
Published: 01 February 2015
... questions surrounding it by considering the chromosome images it contained. Paying attention to the images, including especially the photomicrograph that has come to represent the new chromosome count, offers the opportunity to study the history of an iconic image of genetics. In the course of this history...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2019) 49 (1): 41–69.
Published: 01 February 2019
... history problems informed his scientific career as he sought to capture the variations he recognized in the natural populations. He used graphical tools to examine hybridization as an evolutionary mechanism and to use the taxonomic data from these variations to study the underlying genetic forces at work...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2014) 44 (4): 364–412.
Published: 01 September 2014
... institutional, continuity and discontinuity. If one focuses narrowly on the most visible signs of interest in molecular biology in the postwar period work on the problems of phage genetics, DNA, the coding problem, and the DNA-RNA-protein relationship the history at Chicago seems to display a pattern...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2009) 39 (3): 300–355.
Published: 01 August 2009
... experimental system in the history of biology. ©© 2009 by The Regents of the University of California Berkeley Crepis E. B. Babcock G. L. Stebbins evolutionary synthesis plant genetics and evolution polyploid complex biosystematics model organism VASS I LI K I B ETTY S MOCOVITI S The...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2015) 45 (1): 49–84.
Published: 01 February 2015
... chromatin leaned upon and reinforced the authority of genetics, as much as it paradoxically both pushed against and buttressed constructions of sexual difference as a natural binary.6 - article/0,9171,820524,00.html (accessed 20 Nov 2014). For excellent histories of transsexuality and the Kinsey studies...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2020) 50 (4): 456–481.
Published: 23 September 2020
... intertwined with political concerns and national *Rispoli: Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Boltzmannstrasse 22, 14195, Berlin, E-mail: grispoli@mpiwg-berlin.mpg.de. Ols a´kova´: Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Institute of Contemporary History, Vlas ska´ 9, 11000 Praha 1/9 160 00...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2020) 50 (3): 311–322.
Published: 28 May 2020
... science because he feels religions have the power to reverse the hard-earned autonomy of science (13). The book is therefore divided into two parts, the first of which describes the history of how religious institutions (primarily the Catholic Church) have suppressed scientific research since the...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2020) 50 (1-2): 183–198.
Published: 02 April 2020
...Eduardo Díaz Amado Diane Paul and Jeffrey Brosco . The PKU paradox. A Short History of a Genetic Disease . Baltimore, MD. : Johns Hopkins University Press , 2013 . 320 pp., illus. ISBN: 978-1421411316 . $27.95 (paperback). Ilana Löwy . Imperfect Pregnancies: A history of Birth...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2020) 50 (1-2): 74–80.
Published: 02 April 2020
... Heilbron targeted for more attention in 1986, such as geophysics and meterology, also became better represented. 78 | C R EAGER became a yearly feature; two of these (40:4 and 45:1) have focused on genetics, and another (47:5) on biological organization.21 Evolution and natural history were now clearly...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2020) 50 (1-2): 50–57.
Published: 02 April 2020
... a special issue entitled Looking Backward, Looking Forward: HSNS at 50, edited by Erika Lorraine Milam. Although the history of technology is sometimes subsumed within the history of the physical sciences, scholars also recognize it as having evolved indepen- dently, in particular from...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2019) 49 (5): 504–555.
Published: 01 November 2019
... sciences, or whether it must remain independent as the science of life. By examining how the histories of plant physiology and physical chemistry intertwined through the artificial cell, I argue that modern biology relocated vitality from protoplasmic living matter to non-living chemical substances—or, in...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2019) 49 (4): 459–469.
Published: 01 September 2019
.... $21 (paper). CONRAD G. BRUNK and HAROLD COWARD, eds. Acceptable Genes? Religious Traditions and Genetically Modified Foods. Albany: State University of New York Press, 2009. 278 pp., index. ISBN 978-1-4384-2894-9. $26.95 (paper). Inspired by Carl Schorske s reflections on history as a cultural...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2019) 49 (4): 447–458.
Published: 01 September 2019
...., index. ISBN 978-0-674-08874-0 . $41 (hardcover). The History of Stem Cell Research: A Philosophical Review BY CHERYL LANCASTER* R. G. MAZZOLINI and H.-J. RHEINBERGER, eds. Differing Routes to Stem Cell Research: Germany and Italy. Bologna and Berlin: Il Mulino/Duncker &Hum- blot, 2012. 271 pp...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2019) 49 (3): 241–272.
Published: 01 June 2019
... illuminates the politics of technical exper- tise under colonialism and during decolonization. KEY WORDS: oranges, Algeria, biopolitics, race, economy, state-building, decolonization *University of Pennsylvania, Department of History and Sociology of Science, 303 Claudia Cohen Hall, 249 S. 36th Street...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2019) 49 (2): 194–225.
Published: 01 April 2019
... subjectivity were confronted and negotiated.8 5. Elena Aronova, Christine von Oertzen, and David Sepkoski, eds., Data Histories, Osiris 32 (Chicago: Chicago University Press, 2017). 6. For a snapshot of the intellectual orientation of the field, see the reading list compiled by The Social Media Collective at...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2019) 49 (1): 104–115.
Published: 01 February 2019
... (paper). Theodore Porter , Genetics in the Madhouse: The Unknown History of Human Heredity . Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press , 2018 . 464 pp., illus. ISBN: 9780691164540 . $35.00 . Staffan Müller-Wille and Christina Brandt , Heredity Explored: Between Public Domain and...