Category: History of Science

Nature Reviews Biofutures

"It is appropriate that a commentary on the possible futures and dangers associated with owning parts of the body — a discussion anchored in biology as information — should be… READ MORE

Darwin’s Birthday

Today is the 200th anniversary of Charles Robert Darwin's birth. Here in Philadelphia, there are many ways to celebrate, including this year's Darwin Day Free Evolutionary Teach In at the… READ MORE

Biotech–Now in Paperback

Biotech: The Countercultural Origins of an Industry Eric J. Vettel 296 pages | 6 x 9 | 20 illus. Cloth 2006 | ISBN 978-0-8122-3947-8 | $39.95 | £26.00 Paper 2008… READ MORE

Biofutures–Now Available

Biofutures: Owning Body Parts and Information Robert Mitchell, Helen J. Burgess, and Phillip Thurtle DVD-ROM 2008 | ISBN 978-0-8122-4099-3 | $39.95 | £26.00 A volume in the Mariner10 series Biofutures… READ MORE

Colonial Botany–Now in Paperback

Colonial Botany: Science, Commerce, and Politics in the Early Modern World Londa Schiebinger and Claudia Swan, Editors 352 pages | 6 1/8 x 9 1/4 | 54 illus. Cloth 2004… READ MORE

The Evolution of the Origin

As schools, universities, museums and (yes) churches around the world prepare to celebrate Darwin Day, it’s a great time to study the evolution of the book that started it all… READ MORE

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