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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2020) 50 (3): 248–301.
Published: 28 May 2020
... contacts that later enabled his students to spend time at institutions and laboratories run by renowned physicists. The scientific values and practices Wataghin transported to Brazil are discussed, as is the way he combined them with the values held dear by the São Paulo elite, responsible for planning and...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2018) 48 (3): 300–337.
Published: 01 June 2018
... development of retrosynthetic analysis, a key method that chemists use to plan organic chemical syntheses, and LHASA (Logic and Heuristics Applied to Synthetic Analysis), a computer program intended to aid chemists in this task. The chemist E. J. Corey developed this method and computer program side-by-side...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2020) 50 (4): 433–455.
Published: 23 September 2020
... technology in some nature parks.6 Don ana, on the contrary, was born in direct opposition to developmental plans as a site for pursuing ecology at an international level; Sarah Hamilton stresses this novelty in her account of Don ana, one of the few available in English.7 In this paper, I approach the most...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2020) 50 (4): 456–481.
Published: 23 September 2020
.... The biosphere as a self- organized system featured prominently in the MAB, where the Soviets suc- ceeded in occupying relevant positions, and played a considerable role in planning scientific research. The second phase is mainly characterized by hostility and tensions, and coincides with US supremacy...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2020) 50 (4): 411–432.
Published: 23 September 2020
... competing views on what knowledge to share, thus rejecting plans for a tripartite agreement on information sharing. This divergence of opinion affected trilateral relations, even informing the set of decisions regarding the post-war administration of atomic knowledge as a closely guarded secret. AGREEING TO...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2020) 50 (4): 340–363.
Published: 23 September 2020
...): 196 256. 47. Congre`s ge´ne´ral d hygie`ne publique (1852) (ref. 26), 448. CONGRESS MAN IA I N BRUSSE L S | 353 revise his plans. Settling for Brussels, the London members of the International Peace Society followed diplomatic protocols to get a formal invitation from the Belgian Minister of...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2020) 50 (4): 384–410.
Published: 23 September 2020
... backing of King Oscar II, the Swedes announced a second international fisheries science conference to be held during 1899 in Stockholm.20 This proposal came just before a similar plan was to be announced by the Dutch and Germans, who had been holding discussions for a scheme of simultaneous investigations...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2020) 50 (4): 323–339.
Published: 23 September 2020
..., also from different disciplines and continents. Our first conference took place in Copenhagen in 2019, and saw the participation of scholars from Asia, Latin America, and Africa. We have plans for meeting more scholars in Beijing (China) in 2021, in an effort to promote an historical understanding of...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2020) 50 (4): 364–383.
Published: 23 September 2020
... nation but human society at large. Still Bergson s real target was the president himself, and he sought access to him via his advisors, whose own opinions he tried to massage in turn. This plan worked out remarkably well. Bergson managed to speak to various government officials, often and at length, and...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2020) 50 (3): 217–247.
Published: 28 May 2020
... and the Planning of American Mathematics: Ideology and Institutions, Historia Mathematica 24, no. 1 (1997): 66 85; Della Dumbaugh Fenster, Research in Algebra at the University of Chicago: Leonard Eugene Dickson and A. Adrian Albert, in Episodes in the History of Modern Algebra (1800 1950), ed...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2018) 48 (4): 441–474.
Published: 01 September 2018
... research in the subsequent decades in Japan. © 2018 by the Regents of the University of California 2018 microbiology penicillin antibiotics chemical industry technology domestication interdisciplinary research planning Japan VICTORIA LEE* Microbial Transformations: The Japanese...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2020) 50 (1-2): 199–208.
Published: 02 April 2020
... evolving bureaucracies, and sometimes acted with more eagerness and ambition to take German technology than foresight and deep planning (3). Indeed, many of the programs that made up the Allied exploitation efforts were characterized more by shallow enthusiasm to gain something from Ger- many s loss than...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2020) 50 (1-2): 209–216.
Published: 02 April 2020
... products. And in his mind, Westinghouse was only the start: he wanted his work there to become a model showing the advantages of integrating science and engineering for the nation as a whole. He took strides in that direction during his Westinghouse years. After negotiating a position to plan and manage a...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2020) 50 (1-2): 67–73.
Published: 02 April 2020
... and Biological Sciences. 1. Spencer R. Weart, Global Warming, Cold War, and the Evolution of Research Plans, HSPS 27, no. 2 (1997): 319 56, httpsdoi.org/10.2307/27757782. 2. Robert Marc Friedman, Appropriating the Weather: Vilhelm Bjerknes and the Construction of a Modern Meteorology (Ithaca, NY...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2020) 50 (1-2): 90–128.
Published: 02 April 2020
... economic crisis during the Great Depression of the 1930s heightened the demands for prescriptive government, which sought expertise to direct gov- ernment planning. The Dust Bowl, which intensified the crushing economic impacts of the financial crisis and the instability of crop yields, made space for...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2020) 50 (1-2): 58–66.
Published: 02 April 2020
... have many stories to tell, of course. When considered in a half-century-long perspective, one fascinating story that a journal such as Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (HSNS) might recount is the inter- twining of individual and collective efforts, of plans and achievements, of purpose and...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2020) 50 (1-2): 129–182.
Published: 02 April 2020
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2019) 49 (5): 556–565.
Published: 01 November 2019
... optimization: to reduce the activity of the body in housekeeping activity, while simultaneously increasing activity of the body in health activity. Sarah Igo likewise points to the mid- century housewife as a significant subject of patriarchal surveillance that was built into the open floor plan of the U.S...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2019) 49 (5): 566–572.
Published: 01 November 2019
... nod to the Stakhanovite movement that characterized Soviet labor promotion during the latter stages of the second Five Year Plan, normal, healthy aging became the benchmark against which efforts to maximize the economic productivity of older people. Despite its title, Moreira s account of aging is...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2019) 49 (5): 471–503.
Published: 01 November 2019
... involvement of special advisors in the planning of the Israeli army, see Benny Gshur, Mitnadvim mitsafon amerika bemilhemet hashihrur [Volunteers from North-America in the War of Independence] (PhD dissertation, Hebrew University, 2009), 336 42. 46. For an assessment of Machal s significance, which makes a...