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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2014) 44 (4): 364–412.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Phillip R. Sloan This paper examines the history of biophysics at the University of Chicago, with a specific focus on the history of the Institute for Radiobiology and Biophysics (IRB), established at the university in 1945 as a continuation of the Manhattan Project. Discussed herein is how...
Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2009) 39 (2): 171–218.
Published: 01 May 2009
... casts new light on one route through which the Manhattan Project influenced postwar radiobiology; it also affords new insights into one means by which radiobiology came to serve the interests of the Cold War state. In its focus on BMT this paper provides a new perspective on the evolving relationship...