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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2019; 494384–419 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2019.49.4.384
Published: 01 September 2019
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2019; 493241–272 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2019.49.3.241
Published: 01 June 2019
... own. The interwar - Genetic Modernization of France, HSNS 40, no. 4 (2010): 532 68; Lino Camprub One Grain, OneNation: RiceGenetics and theCorporate State in Early Francoist Spain (1939 1952HSNS40, no. 4 (2010): 499 531. 16. Linda Nash, The Fruits of Ill-Health: Pesticides and Workers Bodies in...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2017; 473349–388 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2017.47.3.349
Published: 01 June 2017
... Charlotte Auerbach Rachel Carson radiation environmentalism DDT pesticides MARSHA L. RICHMOND* Women as Public Scientists in the Atomic Age: Rachel Carson, Charlotte Auerbach, and Genetics ABSTRACT With the onset of the atomic age in 1945, geneticists increasingly spoke out about how nuclear fallout...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2018; 484441–474 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2018.48.4.441
Published: 01 September 2018
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2018; 483300–337 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2018.48.3.300
Published: 01 June 2018
... the heart of chemistry the art, craft, business, and science of substances2 Synthetic organic chemistry the construction of chemical substances containing the element carbon has shaped the modern molecular sciences and the chemically built world. Plastics, pesticides, drugs, and myriad other synthetic...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2018; 4811–23 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2018.48.1.1
Published: 01 February 2018
... caused by indiscriminate pesticide use in industrialized agriculture. Only a year before the BSSRS conference, Paul Ehrlich (1968) published his own bestselling work The Population Bomb. The book warned of the precise dangers to modern agriculture cited by Galston, including the environmental degradation...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2017; 473443–449 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2017.47.3.443
Published: 01 June 2017
..., drugs, pesticides, and other industrial processes. They called explicitly on women to organize public action groups to influence policy makers, playing a huge role in the emergence of what Marsha calls environ- mental citizenship in the 1960s and 1970s.7 They also indirectly brought to public...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2011; 413277–302 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2011.41.3.277
Published: 01 August 2011
... democratized image for changing notions of science and scientists in 1960s United States politics and culture. © 2010 by The Regents of the University of California Rachel Carson Silent Spring pesticides public image expert authority scientific icon | 277 Historical Studies in the Natural...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2011; 411104–111 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2011.41.1.104
Published: 01 February 2011
... physical environ- ment was discarded. Eventually it came back, when, in the late twentieth century, whole communities were stricken with afflictions ranging from nausea to cancer linked to the lingering effects of powerful and highly toxic pesticides. Sorting out the sources and nature of the diseases in...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2010; 404532–568 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2010.40.4.532
Published: 01 November 2010
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2010; 402259–267 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2010.40.2.259
Published: 01 May 2010
... Carson s book Silent Spring, which criticized the in- discriminate use of pesticides. (199 218) Technological skepticism also explains PSAC s demise, as its nay-saying routinely rocked the boat. Although President Nixon usually bears the brunt of scientists resentment, In Sputnik s Shadow shows a steady...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2008; 382223–257 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2008.38.2.223
Published: 01 May 2008
... agricultural strategy of hold- ing the disease at bay by massive applications of pesticides. Because of its multiple scientific challenges and critical intersections with modern agricultural tech- nologies, late blight science provides an excellent window into the transfor- mations experienced by plant...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2005; 352341–370 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsps.2005.35.2.341
Published: 01 March 2005
.... Evolution, biodiversity and genetic resources (London, 1990), 1-10; Salaman (ref. 1), 51-52, 142-158. ushered in the age of widespread pesticide use. It dominated the fungicide market almost unchanged from the original Millardet formula until the 1940s, when its preeminence was challenged by the fi rst...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2001; 32119–40 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsps.2001.32.1.19
Published: 01 September 2001
... academic laboratories.55 The Science Service built a laboratory entirely dedicated to research on syn- thetic pesticides on the campus of the University of Western Ontario. Its chief proponent, William A. Ross, Chief of the Fruit Insects Unit and coordinator of insecticide investigations in the Division...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 1997; 272357–372 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/27757783
Published: 01 January 1997
.... vii, 201 pp. After Silent spring, entomologists became the culprits behind the pesticide crisis. Palladino explodes this myth, replacing it instead with a more com plex story of institution building, technological change, political maneuvering, and theoretical quarreling. Tracing the beginnings of...