Life On Ice

Author: Joanna Radin
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 022644824X
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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: 28.76 MB
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In Cold Blood is a work that transcends its moment, yielding poignant insights into the nature of American violence.

Synthetic

Author: Sophia Roosth
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 022644046X
Size: 40.55 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."

Cryopolitics

Author: Joanna Radin
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 026233870X
Size: 76.69 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.

Life Out Of Sequence

Author: Hallam Stevens
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 022608034X
Size: 19.52 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.

Innocent Experiments

Author: Rebecca Onion
Publisher: UNC Press Books
ISBN: 1469629488
Size: 73.52 MB
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In this multifaceted work, historian Rebecca Onion examines the rise of informal children's science education in the twentieth century, from the proliferation of home chemistry sets after World War I to the century-long boom in child ...

Secret Science

Author: Ulf Schmidt
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 019929979X
Size: 45.84 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.

Quantifying Life

Author: Dmitry A. Kondrashov
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 022637193X
Size: 26.54 MB
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With Quantifying Life, Dmitry A. Kondrashov offers an accessible introduction to the breadth of mathematical modeling used in biology today.

The Iceman

Author: Anthony Bruno
Publisher: Dell
ISBN: 0345540093
Size: 54.60 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: 34.33 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.