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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2018) 48 (4): 441–474.
Published: 01 September 2018
... analytical concept of technology transfer, this article explores processes of domestication ( kokusanka ) using the records of the Japan Penicillin Research Association (Nihon penishirin gakujutsu kyōgikai), an interdisciplinary academic association set up to mediate between government policy and industrial...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2019) 49 (4): 351–383.
Published: 01 September 2019
...Jaehwan Hyun This article examines the interaction between human population genetics and the reconstruction of national identities and histories. Since the first use of mitochondrial DNA analysis of human origins in 1987, scientific research on population history using genetic technologies, or...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2020) 50 (4): 456–481.
Published: 23 September 2020
... ushered in the establishment of Earth system science as a new research trend based on Earth observation technologies. We argue that despite the influence of Soviet ecologists in directing international coordination of research on the biosphere, Earth system science did not set in a trajectory of...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2020) 50 (4): 384–410.
Published: 23 September 2020
... industrialization of coastal seas.7 In Britain, Denmark, Germany, the Netherlands, Norway, and Sweden, coastal seas became a crucial space for scientific research connected to a growing fishing industry that sup- ported rapidly expanding urban populations through three new interconnected technologies.8 First...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2020) 50 (3): 302–310.
Published: 28 May 2020
...., index. ISBN 978-1-781-44078-0. $99.00 (hardcover). The study of science and technology in India has become a dynamic subfield, capable of offering wide-ranging insights into colonial and postcolonial India, and broader questions of society, culture, power, imagination, modernity, and nation. Exactly how...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2020) 50 (3): 217–247.
Published: 28 May 2020
..., in Sørensen, Appropriating Role Models (ref. 5). 23. Examples include B. F. Finkel, Biography: Karl Frederich Gauss, Monthly 8, no. 2 (1901): 25 31; George Bruce Halsted, Biography: Felix Klein, Monthly 1, no. 12 (1894): 416 20. 24. See Chapter 3 in Ruth Oldenziel,Making Technology Masculine...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2020) 50 (1-2): 199–208.
Published: 02 April 2020
...Hermione Giffard Charlie Hall . British Exploitation of German Science and Technology, 1943–1949 . London and New York : Routledge , 2019 . xiv + 276 pp., index. ISBN 978-0-8153-5838-1 . $155.00 (hardcover). Martijn van Calmthout and Michiel Horn . Sam Goudsmit and the Hunt...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2020) 50 (1-2): 25–30.
Published: 02 April 2020
... field in the recent institutional, social, and political history of science and technology in the United States that had been fostered by the journal. Under John Heilbron s editorship, it had published several innovative studies in these directions in the early 1980s. These included Lillian Hoddeson s...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2020) 50 (1-2): 129–182.
Published: 02 April 2020
... planted by spies. 6 In March 1949, Kedrov was accused of being unable to handle his job and lost his position as editor-in- chief of Problems of Philosophy. However, he remained the section editor for the natural sciences and technology division of the Soviet Encyclopedia Publishing House. 3. Aleksandr...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2019) 49 (5): 556–565.
Published: 01 November 2019
.... Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press, 2019. 240 pp., illus, index. ISBN 978-0-2620-3904-8. $32.00 (hardcover). Over the last decade, histories of data, information, and quantification have flourished in direct engagement with our towering twenty-first-century social technologies: big data, digital surveillance, and...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2019) 49 (4): 384–419.
Published: 01 September 2019
... benefits of computer-based simulation models to approximate global temperature variations decades in advance, which coincided with a rapid evolution in the use of large-scale technologies to monitor the global atmo- spheric system.28 Some believed models to be the only useful tool, a sentiment derived from...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2019) 49 (3): 241–272.
Published: 01 June 2019
... through attention to labor practices in the groves. A complex legal, technological, and administrative infrastructure facilitated the circulation of citrus fruit across the Mediterranean and into metropolitan France. This nexus of scientific research, economic profit, and racial hierarchy met criticism...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2019) 49 (2): 194–225.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Ksenia Tatarchenko Cold War competition shaped the process of computerization in both East and West during the second half of the twentieth century. This article combines insights from Science and Technology Studies, which brought the analysis of Cold War technopolitics beyond the context of the...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2018) 48 (5): 627–636.
Published: 01 November 2018
... the economy and new weapons in the war on poverty. 8 The invention of the economy in the 1930s depended on the construction of plausible economic statistics, but not on data doubles.9 The authors of the earliest reports of national income (or Gross Domestic Product, GDP, as it 5. Christine von...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2018) 48 (4): 536–547.
Published: 01 September 2018
... & Habitat of the City s Most Unwanted Inhabitants (New York: Bloomsbury USA, 2008); Virginia DeJohn Anderson, Creatures of Empire: How Domestic Animals Transformed Early America (New York: Oxford University Press, 2006); Elinor G. K. Melville, A Plague of Sheep: Environmental Consequences of the Conquest of...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2018) 48 (3): 259–299.
Published: 01 June 2018
... of Technology, 2013). 262 | B A RANY reconcile a wide range of interpretations of the theory of distributions: con- ceptual travel facilitated geographic travel and vice versa. Distributions scho- lars cast the theory as a banal trick for applied calculations, a difficult intervention in the recent...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2018) 48 (2): 246–257.
Published: 01 April 2018
..., twitter.com. The comment was picked up in Nellie Bowles, Push for Gender Equality in Tech? Some Men Say It s Gone Too FarNew York Times (23 Sep 2017), httpswww.nytimes.com/2017/09/23/technology/silicon-valley-men-backlash- gender-scandals.html (accessed 7 Feb 2018). BOOK REV I EWS | 247 and the Making of...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2018) 48 (1): 1–23.
Published: 01 February 2018
... as a plant breeding technique. During the 1960s and 1970s, the creation of somatic hybrids through cell fusion promised a new era of crop improvement. Yet the promises of somatic hybridization were instead fulfilled by advances in recombinant DNA technology. Rather than cast somatic hybridization as...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2018) 48 (1): 110–122.
Published: 01 February 2018
... 1945, with the exponential uptick in socio-economic markers such as total human population, world gross domestic product, and trade intensification and Earth System markers like global deforestation, ocean acidification, and nitrogen deposition that has come to be known as the Great Acceleration3...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2017) 47 (3): 349–388.
Published: 01 June 2017
...: Science, Technology, and the State in Cold War America (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2013); William deJong-Lambert, Hermann J. Muller, Theodosius Dobzhansky, Leslie Clarence Dunn, and the Reaction to Lysenkoism in the United States Journal of Cold War Studies 15, no. 1 (2013): 78 118; Rena...