A History of Molecular Biology

  title={A History of Molecular Biology},
  author={W. Bynum},
  journal={Nature Medicine},
  • W. Bynum
  • Published 1999
  • Medicine
  • Nature Medicine
  • The history of recent science has often proved a battlefield. Historians sometimes accuse scientists who turn their hands to reporting history as being naive and uncritical, writing ‘tunnel-vision’ accounts of their topics. In turn, scientists often look with suspicion on the anthropological and sociological perspectives that historians bring to bear on laboratory life. They complain that historians put in the politics and bickering but leave out the point of it all—the science. I have spent a… CONTINUE READING
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