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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2012) 42 (1): 30–61.
Published: 01 February 2012
...Etienne Benson The Marine Mammal Protection Act and the Endangered Species Act have been cornerstones of federal wildlife conservation policy in the United States since their enactment in the early 1970s. These laws prohibited the taking of members of protected populations without a permit, where...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2017) 47 (3): 349–388.
Published: 01 June 2017
... other chemical mutagens, their properties, and the sensitive period in development during which they acted. In 1947, Auerbach received the Keith Prize of the Royal Society of Edinburgh and an honorary doctorate from Edinburgh University. In 1949, she was elected Fellow of the Royal Society of...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2016) 46 (2): 154–206.
Published: 01 April 2016
..., but also as a collective that symbolized the nation s sovereignty that needed to be protected from foreign intrusions. By unveiling associations between material objects chosen for biological investigation, and traditionalist and nationalistic interpretations of these objects, this paper offers an...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2014) 44 (4): 364–412.
Published: 01 September 2014
...; forces in cell division; contraction of muscle fibers; biological effects of radiation; electrical transmission in nerves Austin M. Brues, MD (MPA) Assoc. Prof. Medicine, Argonne National Laboratory, (IRB half time) Radiobiology of mammals; carcinogenes: medical effects of radiation Robert J. Moon (MPA...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2013) 43 (4): 492–530.
Published: 01 September 2013
... increased mortality from the radioactive effluent.17 The AEC took over responsibility for the work of the University of Washington laboratory after its creation through the Atomic Energy Act of 1946.18 In the following year, the Division of Biology and Medicine was subsequently formed to oversee the...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (1990) 20 (2): 407–422.
Published: 01 January 1990
... acted to protect the land from erosion as colonists pushed into the interior.17 American livestock, in the early centuries, ran free, so that fences surrounded and protected crops?a practice that reversed itself with the closing of the frontier.18 The prevalence of disease guaranteed that pestilential...