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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2015) 45 (1): 147–173.
Published: 01 February 2015
...Ana Barahona In this paper, I explore the origins of medical cytogenetic knowledge and practices in the 1960s and 1970s in Mexico, focusing on the work of the group headed by Salvador Armendares, who spent two years in Oxford, England, with human genetics expert Alan C. Stevenson. Upon Armendares...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2007) 37 (suppl): 35–72.
Published: 01 March 2007
... AEC s promotion of the peace- ful use of atomic energy; the heightened anticipation for medical applications of atomic sciences in the atomic age; the significance of the stability of the gene for the biological defense of the nation in the early cold war; and the conceptual John Beatty, Genetics...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2010) 40 (1): 79–124.
Published: 01 February 2010
...Hyung Wook Park Since the 1930s scientists from fields such as biochemistry, pathology, immunology, genetics, neuroscience, and nutrition have studied the relation of dietary caloric intake to longevity and aging. This paper discusses how Clive Maine McCay, a professor of animal husbandry at...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2008) 38 (2): 259–301.
Published: 01 May 2008
..., causes damage to human genes and health. In the late 1960s and early 1970s, the nuclear scientist and medical researcher John Gofman (1918––2007) played a pivotal role in the debate. Historical accounts have treated Gofman as a radical antinuclear scientist whose unscientific arguments put enormous...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2020) 50 (1-2): 183–198.
Published: 02 April 2020
... California Press s Reprints and Permissions web page, httpswww. ucpress.edu/journals/reprints-permissions. DOI: httpsdoi.org/10.1525/hsns.2020.50.1-2.183. The increased availability of information has permeated the medical field. People s health data, which includes genetic information, are now requested...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2020) 50 (3): 311–322.
Published: 28 May 2020
... authority in many regions. (14) In what ensues, Larson and Ruse take turns to deal with diverse themes including cosmology, the mind, evolution, gender, genetics, and environ- ment that spread across the nine chapters of the book. Each chapter discusses the implications of these themes for the relationship...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2019) 49 (5): 504–555.
Published: 01 November 2019
... weakening or dissolution of this dichotomy, along with the rise of experimental studies of genetics, development, and evolution in the early twen- tieth century, led to a fragmentation and reorganization of physiology as an intellectual tradi- tion, monopoly on technique, and social structure into the more...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2019) 49 (4): 447–458.
Published: 01 September 2019
... scientific and medical potential, while blushing with moral, ethical, and legal tensions. One of the first compilations of such studies was Differing Routes to Stem Cell Research: Germany and Italy, a volume edited by Renata Mazzolini and Hans-Jo¨rg Rheinberger that appeared in 2012. It addresses two...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2019) 49 (3): 241–272.
Published: 01 June 2019
... sometimes enormous income from his properties, the doctor has a certain conception of profes- sional morality and of medical practice.9 - Ann Laura Stoler, Race and the Education of Desire: Foucault s History of Sexuality and the Colonial Order of Things (Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 1995); Gyan...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2019) 49 (1): 104–115.
Published: 01 February 2019
..., Whispered Hints, American Journal of Medical Genetics 59, no. 2 (1995): 131 33. BOOK REV I EW | 109 authors show, these U.S. state laws were primarily based on folk knowledge rather than scientific studies, which ultimately found little supportive evidence. The second section of Heredity Explored begins...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2018) 48 (5): 594–603.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Theodore M. Porter French asylum doctor Ludger Lunier’s effort to measure the causal force of war and revolution in the production of insanity involved reasoning from data in an unfamiliar form. Lunier built up what we can call a medical database from an accumulation of about four hundred compact...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2018) 48 (5): 659–672.
Published: 01 November 2018
... and the Database edited by Soraya de Chadarevian and Theodore M. Porter. KEY WORDS: database, genomics, profit, open access, coordination, government, science, industry In October 2016, the company Illumina offered its database of 95,000 human genetic variants for free to ClinVar, a National...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2018) 48 (5): 616–626.
Published: 01 November 2018
... data in fact ours ? The question lurks today in court cases as well as made-for-TV movies about the ownership of genetic material.1 It appears in *History Department, Vanderbilt University, 2301 Vanderbilt Place, PMB 351802, Nashville, TN 37235, sarah.igo@vanderbilt.edu The following abbreviations are...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2018) 48 (5): 549–556.
Published: 01 November 2018
... well be extended back to Babylon. The fundamental importance of the production and analysis of data for astronomy, laboratory sciences, engineering, statistics, and, more recently, 550 | D E CHADAREV I AN AND PORTER genomics is now widely recognized.2 The accumulation and deployment of data in medical...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2018) 48 (4): 526–535.
Published: 01 September 2018
... technologies aimed at the elimination of genetic risk. Women whose bodies or fetuses are diagnosed with abnormalities, or uncertain genetic futures, find themselves under the additional social scrutiny that medical surveillance affords, especially when it comes to what they should do, act, and feel. Lo¨wy...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2018) 48 (4): 441–474.
Published: 01 September 2018
... lead- ing center of antibiotic research and innovation including critical work in stabilizing fermentation methods, elucidating the genetic mechanisms of anti- biotic resistance in bacteria, and developing new mold-based drugs including statins and avermectin. (The anti-cholesterol drugs known as...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2018) 48 (1): 1–23.
Published: 01 February 2018
...Matthew Holmes Somatic hybridization is the particle collider of the biological world: where plant cells stripped of their cell wall are fused to create interspecific crosses containing a huge range of genetic information. This paper charts the origins of somatic hybridization and its rise and fall...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2017) 47 (3): 349–388.
Published: 01 June 2017
... who served as public scientists or the role gender played in gaining public trust and influencing policy makers. This paper examines two women, both trained in genetics, who became activists in the 1950s and 1960s to educate the public about the dangers radiation and wartime chemicals posed to the...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2017) 47 (3): 389–422.
Published: 01 June 2017
...-dimensional structures of biologically active molecules, belonging to the so-called structural school, which always played an important role in molecular biology along with the rapidly evolving fields of genetics and genetic Philosophy of the Life Sciences 10 (1988), 51 72; Howard Hsueh-Hao Chiang, The...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2017) 47 (2): 127–163.
Published: 01 April 2017
... Assistance Council: Aid for Displaced German Professors British Medical Journal 1, no. 3778 (1933): 974. 25. On vertebrate hormone research: Merriley Borell, Organotherapy, British Physiology, and Discovery of the Internal Secretions JHB 9, no. 2 (1976): 235 68; Nelly Oudshoorn, On the Making of Sex...