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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2010) 40 (4): 429–456.
Published: 01 November 2010
... possible under the Nazi regime. But although Macrakis points out that the ideological frame- work of National Socialism was favorable toward biological research in general, she tends to construct a contrast between applied research desired by the state and basically unwanted pure science. In this spirit...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2020) 50 (3): 248–301.
Published: 28 May 2020
... understood educational needs at the time, was conducted under the auspices of the Sa o Paulo Communion (Comunha o Paulista), a small organization made up of members of the Group of the State. The Communion set the target of creating a university to educate those whom they hoped would become the country s new...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2020) 50 (1-2): 183–198.
Published: 02 April 2020
... risks, suscep- tibility, and presymptomatic diagnoses, under a particular pastoral discourse 1. Btihaj Ajana, Digital health and the biopolitics of the Quantified Self, Digital Health, no. 3 (2017): 1 18. 2. Vanessa Lemm and Miguel Vatter, eds., The Government of Life. Foucault, Biopolitics, and...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2019) 49 (2): 226–239.
Published: 01 April 2019
..., and arguably requires us to re-think what counts as an acceptable explanation in physics. To under- stand what noncommutativity involves, it s helpful to think of two-valued observables. These represent properties of a quantum system (for example, the property that the energy of the system lies in a...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2018) 48 (4): 475–525.
Published: 01 September 2018
... biography turbulence boundary layer science under the Nazis REINHARD SIEGMUND-SCHULTZE* Applied Mathematics versus Fluid Dynamics: The Catalytic Role of Richard von Mises (1883 1953) ABSTRACT This paper investigates scientific, institutional, and political conflict and collaboration between two...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2018) 48 (4): 536–547.
Published: 01 September 2018
... cultural transmission memes. Russell lades his narrative with the language of evolutionary biologists. His larger point seems to be to emphasize the utility of history to the sciences, but the narrative heaves and groans under the added weight of biological terminology. The biology comes off as an...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2018) 48 (3): 300–337.
Published: 01 June 2018
..., itself marginal within the Harvard chemistry department, occupied space left open by this under- representation; a women s bathroom was commandeered as temporary office space for two (male) group members. David Pensak, interview by author, telephone, 7 Mar 2013, and Wilmington, DE, 17 Mar 2013. 310 | H E...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2018) 48 (3): 259–299.
Published: 01 June 2018
... contexts, of knowl- edges and practices, that came to be associated under its banner. Historians and sociologists of science may recognize this kind of claim under such familiar rubrics as trading zones or boundary objects12 When- ever distinct communities converge around common projects, they...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2018) 48 (3): 338–379.
Published: 01 June 2018
... researchers with common interests in touch with each other. Continuing with this goal, Babson soon instituted special annual conferences under the foundation s banner, held in New Hampshire each August, to stimulate student interest in gravity and to further increase discussion and contact among people...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2018) 48 (2): 180–222.
Published: 01 April 2018
... related that while in Berlin, he had pursued colonial research in the abstract because, as he pointed out, the Nazi Party maintained the policy line that colonies were against German interest.35 Upon his return from Nanga Parbat, the Nazis had changed their viewpoint, and Troll was put under pressure to...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2017) 47 (3): 320–348.
Published: 01 June 2017
...Michael D. Gordin The Prague-born philosopher and historian of science Arnošt Kolman (1892–1979)—who often published under his Russian name Ernest Kol’man—has fallen into obscurity, much like dialectical materialism, the philosophy of science he represented. From modest Czech-Jewish origins, Kolman...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2017) 47 (3): 349–388.
Published: 01 June 2017
... Kaiser Wilhelm Institute for Biology in Berlin- Dahlem under the embryologist Otto Mangold (1891 1962) before accepting a teaching position at a secondary school.22 Fired in 1933 following the im- plementation of the Law for the Restoration of the Professional Civil Service (Gesetz zur Wiederherstellung...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2017) 47 (2): 127–163.
Published: 01 April 2017
... Hormones: Research Materials and the Production of Knowledge Social Studies of Science 20, no. 1 (1990): 5 33; and Bernice L. Hausman, Ovaries to Estrogen: Sex FROM AC TUA L FORCES TO T OKEN S T IMU L I | 135 was still under debate. In the previous decade, their existence had been posited...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2016) 46 (5): 556–591.
Published: 01 November 2016
... Sciences National Research Council 21 Jul 1959, CC, Box 32, Folder 10. R I CHARD COURANT S SC I EN T I F I C I D EN T I T Y | 561 program between the two nations established under the Lacy-Zarubin agree- ment, signed the previous year, which was hailed by the U.S. State Depart- ment as a significant...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2016) 46 (5): 669–709.
Published: 01 November 2016
... Foundation, which underwrote the War Policy Committee s activ- ities. Annotations in the Rockefeller Foundation s copy of Stone s report show that it was attentively read by Harry Milton Miller, an assistant and later associate director of Rockefeller s Natural Sciences Division under Warren Weaver. Miller...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2015) 45 (1): 206–216.
Published: 01 February 2015
... intellectual leftist, connecting science with social- ism in the 1930s, a turbulent period with the rise of Fascism and Nazism and the leftist Popular Front in France. He was working in Holland when the Second World War began, and stayed there under the German occupation, including the courageous efforts he...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2015) 45 (1): 147–173.
Published: 01 February 2015
... Having spent two years as a graduate student at the British Medical Research Council in Oxford, England, under the supervision of human geneticist Alan C. Stevenson, pediatrician Salvador Armendares returned to Mexico in 1966 and founded the Unidad de Investigacio´n en Gene´tica Humana (UIGH, Unit for...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2014) 44 (5): 521–530.
Published: 01 November 2014
... the 20th Century (Cold Spring Harbor, NY: Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press, 2003). 3. See Daniel J. Kevles, International Eugenics in Deadly Medicine: Creating the Master Race (Washington, DC: US Holocaust Museum, 2004), 41 60; Robert Proctor, Racial Hygiene: Medicine under the Nazis (Cambridge...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2014) 44 (5): 514–520.
Published: 01 November 2014
... appeared to grow throughout the late 1980s and into the 1990s. In the preface of the first edition Kevles rather timidly admitted that he was under no delusion that a history of eugenics will provide any detailed moral or political map to follow in the uncharted territory of human genetic engineering but...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2013) 43 (4): 391–452.
Published: 01 September 2013
... of the Nazi state and party, and the existence of diverse ideological strands within that system, as well as changes in the balance of power within the system over time.11 This paper considers the historical changes under discussion as occurring within an evolving, complex National Socialist system...