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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2015) 45 (1): 147–173.
Published: 01 February 2015
... California 2015 medical genetics Mexican cytogenetics circulation of knowledge karyotyping health care system Salvador Armendares Fabio Salamanca Leonor Buentello ANA BARAHONA* Medical Genetics in Mexico: The Origins of Cytogenetics and the Health Care System ABSTRACT In this paper, I explore...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2020) 50 (1-2): 183–198.
Published: 02 April 2020
.... 15 In our age, this fact has to do with the use of technology and prevalent cultural values that shape our ideas, dreams, and fears about having children. Prenatal medical supervision is nowadays an essential part of any health care system. It includes a clinical approach in a traditional sense...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2020) 50 (1-2): 90–128.
Published: 02 April 2020
... prevailing climatic conditions. When farmers uprooted the vegetation communities suited to local conditions, they introduced disequilibrium into the system. These ideas helped to explain the rise and fall of human groups, since primitive man must have been particularly dependent upon climate, vegetation...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2019) 49 (5): 471–503.
Published: 01 November 2019
... with instilling mental hygiene and health, military authorities took a new and distinct interest during the war in psychotherapy and other behavior modification techniques. Expert advice was therefore geared toward the personal management of emotions under stress and typically packaged in the form of...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2019) 49 (3): 338–349.
Published: 01 June 2019
... scientific institute boasting a two-story chemistry institute, an inoculations division, a physiology division, and a building for pathology and anatomy. Against the backdrop of rapid industrial development, modernization, and entrepreneurship, Pavlov inevitably absorbed ideals of industrial systems and...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2018) 48 (5): 627–636.
Published: 01 November 2018
... housing data, and con- sumer survey responses, linked to each other by a common identifier pointing to an individual, the basic building-block unit of the system.7 Each data double offered only a pale reflection (usually quantitative or categorical, often static) of the person it described, one rich...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2018) 48 (5): 594–603.
Published: 01 November 2018
... public health enterprise, asylum care was a thoroughly statistical enterprise, all the more so because it was partly funded and heavily regulated by state ministries and legislatures. Lunier s commitment to complete and accurate data was apparent in almost everything he did. He dreamed of creating statis...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2018) 48 (5): 616–626.
Published: 01 November 2018
... pertaining to persons to be reimagined as individual property is a particular confluence of rights claims and market thinking in the industrialized West, circa 1970. Scholars have examined these broader developments with care, but they have not yet reckoned with their implications for the history of data.4...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2018) 48 (4): 441–474.
Published: 01 September 2018
... Annex, Athens, OH 45701 2979; leev@ohio.edu The following abbreviations are used: GHQ, General Headquarters; ISS, Istituto Superiore di Sanita` (National Institute of Health, Italy); JARA, Nihon ko¯seibusshitsu gakujutsu kyo¯gikai (Japan Antibiotics Research Association); JPMA, Shadan ho¯jin Nihon...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2018) 48 (4): 536–547.
Published: 01 September 2018
... some have suggested nanulak as a portmanteau of the Inuit names for polar bears (nanuk) 538 | T Y RRE L L changes humans make to ecosystems. The animals in our stories could be indicator species telling us something about the health of habitats.5 Animals could be objects of study, like Karen Rader s...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2017) 47 (5): 653–677.
Published: 01 November 2017
... together in a rather unexpected place: a report on education, which championed a secularized and mixed educational system. I show how the apparently quite remote topic of women s education embo- dies many of Robin s commitments. The examination of this report, which redefined the role of women in...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2017) 47 (5): 602–628.
Published: 01 November 2017
... of order existing in certain kinds of beings that gave them vitality and resulted in the coordinated, system-like character of the interaction of parts into a whole. Thus eighteenth-century scholars spoke of the organism of a body in which organism was a property of living bodies, rather...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2017) 47 (2): 127–163.
Published: 01 April 2017
..., Fridtjof Nansen: from the neuron to the North Polar Sea Endeavour 22 (1998): 76 80; and A. de Leo, Enrico Sereni: Research on the Nervous System of Cephalopods Journal of the History of the Neuro- sciences 17 (2008): 56 71. 134 | D ENT I NGER a subsequent and longer stay at the station.22 Although he was...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2017) 47 (2): 164–199.
Published: 01 April 2017
... illustrated the scientists careful attention to the natural world. Moreover, given the scarcity of wood in this northern landscape, such information about size and limits provided valuable information for future planning.33 FIG. 2. Mackenzie River Delta where members surveyed in their first field season. Few...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2016) 46 (5): 556–591.
Published: 01 November 2016
... community of mathematicians, and his identity as a German-Jewish scholar who had been dismissed from the German university system shaped his scientific persona.4 By the time Courant came to represent the NAS in 1960 as an official delegate to the Soviet Union, he was 72 years old and had been in the United...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2016) 46 (3): 270–312.
Published: 01 June 2016
... Ministry of Health, usually headquartered in London, consisted of politicians and bureaucrats. The Navy and other military departments 274 | C AR L SSON -HYS LOP World War, a request from the Hydrographic Department of the Admiralty for a storm surge forecasting formula renewed the emphasis on statistical...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2016) 46 (2): 119–153.
Published: 01 April 2016
...Helen Anne Curry This paper explores the nature of scientific research and innovation at the intersection of technological systems via a study of atomic age plant breeding. I show how the well-established framework of “large technological systems” can be deployed to understand research dynamics in...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2016) 46 (2): 154–206.
Published: 01 April 2016
...: Model Systems, Cases, Exemplary Narratives, ed. Angela N. H. Creager, Elizabeth Lunbeck, and M.NortonWise (Chapel Hill, NC: DukeUniversity Press, 2007), 46 58. Existing literature usually focuses on processes of standardization and exchange in and among laboratories, for which local differences in...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2016) 46 (1): 1–43.
Published: 01 February 2016
... lobbied in the international arena for his wind rule, which he regarded as a promising basis for a system of storm warnings. At the same time he was reluctant to generalize his rule beyond the Dutch boundaries or to make strong claims about its predictive nature. Initially he failed to interest foreign...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2015) 45 (3): 397–446.
Published: 01 June 2015
... construction to the massive armaments industry that had built up since the Second World War. For thirty years he had insisted in his writings that humans must think of themselves as a part of, and not separate from, complex natural systems. Now he made that point even more emphatically, giving pride of place...