Angela N. H. Creager

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In 1953 virologist John Enders stood before the American Association of Immunologists and began his talk, Tissue Cultures in the Study of Immunity " : Retrospection and Anticipation, with an apology. " To construct a presidential address around a technique, " he said, " might perhaps be taken as indicative of infertility of mind and limited imagination. "(More)
Abir-Am, Pnina. " The discourse of physical power and biological knowledge in the 1930's: A reappraisal of the Rockefeller Foundation's 'Policy' in Molecular Biology. Physics and the emergence of molecular biology: A history of cognitive and political synergy. and Beyond: the political economy of patenting life. " Thackray, Arnold, ed. Private science :(More)
SUMMARY: 1.—Introduction. 2.—The politics of foreign distribution of «American» isotopes. 3.—Destinations and complications. 4.—Conclusion: Lost market share. ABSTRACT: The development of nuclear «piles», soon called reactors, in the Manhattan Project provided a new technology for manufacturing radioactive isotopes. Radioisotopes, unstable variants of(More)
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