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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2008) 38 (2): 223–257.
Published: 01 May 2008
... transformation at work in one important area of biological science, plant pathology, by tracing the "molecularization" of efforts to understand and control one notorious plant disease——the late blight of potatoes. It mobilizes the research literature of late blight science as a tool through which to trace the...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2017) 47 (3): 389–422.
Published: 01 June 2017
... story. Although NMR was used for decades in biochemistry and molecular biology, it had not contributed substantially to solving the big scientific problems in these areas. The goal set by its early proponents—to find out about the dynamics and functions of large biomolecules—was not successfully tackled...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2015) 45 (1): 174–197.
Published: 01 February 2015
...Andrew J. Hogan Historians of science, reflecting the disciplinary divides of their actors, have largely examined cytogenetics and molecular biology in separate contributions. In recent years, however, as the historical analysis of postwar genetics has begun to shift toward a focus on the late...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2014) 44 (4): 364–412.
Published: 01 September 2014
.... Therefore the dramatic institutionalization of “molecular biology” and the creation of the Department of Biophysics under the presidency of George Beadle that commenced in the early 1960s relied upon a preexisting tradition rather than creating a new molecular phase in Chicago biology. This paper also shows...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2013) 43 (4): 391–452.
Published: 01 September 2013
...Jeffrey Allan Johnson This paper discusses factors limiting the development of a modern, quantum-based chemistry in Nazi Germany. The first part presents a case study of industrial research in Nazi Germany that suggests the delayed introduction of space-filling molecular models into structural...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2009) 39 (3): 367–376.
Published: 01 August 2009
... . Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press , 2005 . xii + 270 pp., illus. ISBN 978-0-801-89101-4. $25.00 (paperback). Molecular Genetics: Redefining the Relationship between Science and Society BY MYLE S W. JACKSON M. Susan Lindee. Moments of Truth in Genetic Medicine. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2008) 38 (3): 463–473.
Published: 01 August 2008
... Adventures in Phage Genetics . Ed. Summers William C. . New Haven, CT : Yale University Press , 2006 . ix + 334 pp., illus., index. ISBN 978-03001-1078-4. $55 (hardcover) . Yes! There s Still a Lot to Learn about the History of Molecular Biology BY E D NA SUAR E Z-D IAZ Frederic Lawrence Holmes...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2017) 47 (2): 127–163.
Published: 01 April 2017
... hormones. Insect physiologists were the first to study the effects of these molecules on insects. Yet, rather than redefining insect-plant interactions in terms of reductionist molecular causation, they sought a more integrative explanation. Not only did these insect biologists see plants as active...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2003) 34 (1): 69–94.
Published: 01 September 2003
...SHAUL KATZIR ABSTRACT: The second half of the 19th century saw the rise of new corpuscular theories in physics. Piezoelectricity, discovered in 1880, underwent a development reverse to that of most fields of physics. The first molecular theories were soon replaced by a continuum-phenomeno-logical...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2007) 37 (2): 247–270.
Published: 01 March 2007
... C. CASSIDY* Oppenheimer s first paper: Molecular band spectra and a professional style HSPS3702_04.indd 247 4/10/07 5:12:17 PM 248 DAVID C. CASSIDY On May 24, 1926 the Cambridge Philosophical Society received from Cambridge theorist Ralph H. Fowler a paper written by a first-year graduate student in...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2010) 40 (3): 279–317.
Published: 01 August 2010
...Erika Lorraine Milam Biologists in the 1960s witnessed a period of intense intra-disciplinary negotiations, especially the positioning of organismic biologists relative to molecular biologists. The perceived valorization of the physical sciences by "molecular" biologists became a catalyst creating...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2017) 47 (3): 268–292.
Published: 01 June 2017
...Alan J. Rocke In 1892, the young but already eminent physical chemist Pierre Duhem published a 64-page monograph on chemical theory. The essay comprised his first extended statement on atomic-molecular ideas in chemistry, and contained a frontal attack on the chemical atomic theory of his day...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (1995) 26 (1): 167–196.
Published: 01 January 1995
...Pnina G. Abir-Am Copyright 1995 The Regents of the University of California The Architecture of Proteins: Building the Laboratory of Molecular Biology at Cambridge/UK De Chadarevian Soraya The Molecular Vision of Life: Caltech, the Rockefeller Foundation, and the Rise of the New...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (1992) 23 (1): 1–34.
Published: 01 January 1992
... America: The years through 1935 (New York, 1988). 2 Alexi Assmus, "The molecular tradition in early quantum theory," HSPS, 22:2 (1992), 209–231. 3 Gerald Holton, "On the hesitant rise of quantum physics research in the United States," in Holton, Thematic origins of scientific thought: Kepler to...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (1992) 22 (2): 209–231.
Published: 01 January 1992
..., "Zur Theorie der Bandenspektren," PZ, 20 (1919), 188–190 A. Kratzer, "Die ultraroten Rotationsspektren der Halogen-Wasserstoff," ZP, 3 (1920), 289–307. 45 E.C. Kemble, R.T. Birge, W.F. Colby, F.W. Loomis, and L. Page, Molecular spec- tra in gases, in National Research Council, Bulletin, 11 (1926...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2015) 45 (5): 641–702.
Published: 01 November 2015
...Jeremiah James; Christian Joas As part of an attempt to establish a new understanding of the earliest applications of quantum mechanics and their importance to the overall development of quantum theory, this paper reexamines the role of research on molecular structure in the transition from the so...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2020) 50 (4): 323–339.
Published: 23 September 2020
... fervent advocacy from science diplomacy s boosters had contributed to more precisely delineate it. In 2009, one of Neureiter s successors, the molecular biologist Nina V. Fedoroff, defined it as the use of scientific collaborations among nations to address the common problems facing 21st century and to...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2015) 45 (1): 115–146.
Published: 01 February 2015
... materials in shaping knowledge and staking claims in human heredity in the mid-twentieth century. The history of postwar cytogenetics has long been overshadowed by dominant accounts of molecular approaches in biology that developed rapidly at the same time. Yet the recognition that, well into the 1970s...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (1983) 13 (2): 335–373.
Published: 01 January 1983
...John S. Rigden Copyright 1983 The Regents of the University of California [Footnotes] 1 Y. Nishina to I. I. Rabi, 26 Feb 1940, Rabi's private papers. 2 Otto Stern, "Foreword," Ronald G. J. Fraser, Molecular rays (Cambridge, 1931), x. 3 Walter Gerlach and Stern, "Der...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2020) 50 (1-2): 74–80.
Published: 02 April 2020
... the transfer of technique is of as much interest toHSPS as (if small things can be compared with great) it was to the Rockefeller Foundation in the 1930s, we wish to declare and trumpet forth that biophysics, radiation biology, bio- chemistry, molecular biology, genetics, and so on, historically...