Life On Ice

Author: Joanna Radin
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 022644824X
Size: 64.67 MB
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Today, they persist in freezers as part of a global tissue-based infrastructure. In Life on Ice, Joanna Radin examines how and why these frozen blood samples shaped the practice known as biobanking.

In Cold Blood

Author: Truman Capote
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 9781588361653
Size: 56.19 MB
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In Cold Blood is a work that transcends its moment, yielding poignant insights into the nature of American violence.

Cryopolitics

Author: Joanna Radin
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 026233870X
Size: 70.21 MB
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In Cryopolitics, experts from anthropology, history of science, environmental humanities, and indigenous studies make clear the political and cultural consequences of extending life and deferring death by technoscientific means.

Synthetic

Author: Sophia Roosth
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 022644046X
Size: 29.50 MB
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This is a story of broad interest, because the active, interested making of the synthetic biologists is endemic to the sciences of our time."

Secret Science

Author: Ulf Schmidt
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 019929979X
Size: 32.53 MB
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Secret Science traces, for the first time, the history of chemical and biological weapons research by the former Allied powers, particularly in Britain, the United States, and Canada.

The Earthquake Observers

Author: Deborah R. Coen
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 0226111830
Size: 66.24 MB
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In The Earthquake Observers, Deborah R. Coen acquaints readers not only with the century’s most eloquent seismic commentators, including Alexander von Humboldt, Charles Darwin, Mark Twain, Charles Dickens, Karl Kraus, Ernst Mach, John ...

Life Out Of Sequence

Author: Hallam Stevens
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 022608034X
Size: 76.81 MB
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The use of computers in biology has radically transformed who biologists are, what they do, and how they understand life. In Life Out of Sequence, Hallam Stevens looks inside this new landscape of digital scientific work.

The Iceman

Author: Anthony Bruno
Publisher: Dell
ISBN: 0345540093
Size: 31.27 MB
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For as Polifrone carefully built up a case against Kuklinksi, he knew he was running out of time—because the Iceman was planning to kill him too. “Bruno puts his writing talents to white-knuckle use with a tight focus on a killer with ...

How Life Began

Author: Alexandre Meinesz
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 9780226519333
Size: 46.62 MB
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It is this version of genesis that Alexandre Meinesz explores in this engaging tale of life's origins and evolution.

Burial Rites

Author: Hannah Kent
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
ISBN: 1447233182
Size: 59.87 MB
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Inspired by a true story, Hannah Kent's Burial Rites was shortlisted for The Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction, The Guardian First Book Award and The International IMPAC Dublin Literary Awards.