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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2015; 453357–396 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2015.45.3.357
Published: 01 June 2015
... fact that collectors like Aiken were “invisible technicians.” This article examines the importance of specimen dealers to the science of natural history, suggesting that the tools we use to examine the careers of scientists can also be useful in understanding those commercial collectors who provided...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2010; 404457–498 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2010.40.4.457
Published: 01 November 2010
... Agricultural Technicians.24 These commissions reproduced lectures and courses for local farmers, dis- tributed leaflets and advertisements, and cultivated demonstration fields, all in order to make the case for the use of rational rotations, good cultivation methods, application of fertilizers, and, of course...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2010; 402225–258 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2010.40.2.225
Published: 01 May 2010
... individual is explicitly named only when he/she is literally quoted (my own translation from French). As the testimonies tend to overestimate the role of great men, each time a great man is recalled, this includes the many people who remained in his shadow researchers, technicians, and students and...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2009; 393300–355 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2009.39.3.300
Published: 01 August 2009
... genetics units in the world. He was also at the helm of one of the most ambitious genetics research programs at the time, creating an entire school of evolutionary genetics, which at its peak from the mid-1920s to the late 1930s employed over a dozen research scientists, technicians, and students, and...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2009; 392171–218 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2009.39.2.171
Published: 01 May 2009
...- term use of Radiothor. 13 In 1927 the establishment of links between radiation exposure and genetic mutation by H. J. Muller for which he received the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1946 lent another profoundly dis- turbing dimension to the dangers of radiation.14 Invisible to the senses at...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2008; 383405–450 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2008.38.3.405
Published: 01 August 2008
... structure, Morgan s scheme and its de- fenders were vulnerable to at least one damning criticism: a novice engineer or technician approaching transistors for the first time would see nothing in the symbols that suggested how they actually worked. Morgan s symbol, in par- ticular, placed issues of function...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2004; 35195–113 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsps.2004.35.1.95
Published: 01 September 2004
..., janitor, and two technicians, down to the last dishwasher. 43 39. Terman Papers, SUA, series III, box 4, file 6: Biochemistry, 1956-9 Wash U, St. Louis. 40. Hughes, (ref. 38); Arthur Kornberg, For the love of enzymes (Cambridge, 1989); Kornberg, Biological synthesis of deoxyribonucleic acid, Science...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2002; 331161–192 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsps.2002.33.1.161
Published: 01 September 2002
... Nazi-occupied Eastern Europe; another, undeclared cause was his leftist political activity. In spring 1943 Bohm took part in an attempt to unionize the Radiation Laboratory, where FAECT (Federation of Architects, Engineers, Chemists, and Technicians) established a local chapter with some thirty members...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2002; 322207–262 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsps.2002.32.2.207
Published: 01 March 2002
..., motivated Reynolds interest in turbulence. While reflecting on propellers, wakes, and sea-waves, he surmised that most hydrodynamic paradoxes and anomalies resulted from our ignorance of invisible vortex motion. James Thomson and James Clerk Maxwell had already made vortices in a pervasive, ideal fluid...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2001; 32171–113 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsps.2001.32.1.71
Published: 01 September 2001
...), 1-4, on 4; Staff report, Precision manufacture for high performance in electron tubes, WEE, 1 (1957), 3-8, on 7; Invisible wire, WEE, 1 (1949), 41. 39. Ref. 38, Precision manufacture, 2-8. 40. John Jarrett, The traveling-wave tube and its manufacture WEE, 5 (1961), 2-11. 84 LESLIE sary...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 1997; 281139–171 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/27757789
Published: 01 January 1997
... history (Cambridge, 1979) Robert Darnton, The literary underground of the Old Regime (Cambridge, 1982) Alvin Kernan, Samuel Johnson and the impact of print (Princeton 1989) Steven Shapin, "The invisible technician," American scientist, 77 (1989), 554–563 Shapin, A social history of truth: Civility...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 1996; 2711–89 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/27757769
Published: 01 January 1996
... Escherichia colt," JMB, 31 (1968), 13–35. 200 Monod, Wyman, and Changeux (ref. 172), 89. 201 Clarke and Fujimura (ref. 6) M. Norton Wise, ed., The values of precision (Princeton, 1995) J.P. Gaudilliere and I. Lowy, eds., The invisible industrialist: Manufacturers and the production of scientific...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 1993; 241_Supplement1–337 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/27757720
Published: 01 January 1993