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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2022) 52 (2): 223–264.
Published: 01 April 2022
...Peter Thompson While the histories of chemical and nuclear weapons are often categorically demarcated, this paper presents the transitional history between the development of early chemical weapons and the first atomic bomb in order to reveal both the institutional and imaginary connections between...
Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2020) 50 (5): 554–577.
Published: 23 November 2020
...M. Susan Lindee In this article, I explore the history of biological materials that scientists and physicians collected from those who survived the atomic bombings at Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Originally acquired beginning in 1946 to track the genetic effects of radiation in the offspring of atomic...