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Technology and Culture
Moleuclar biology has attracted historical attention in recent years, prompted perhaps by the Human Genome Project, the rise of the biotechnology industry, or the exuberant participant-histories of the 1970s and 1980s. A satisfactory explanation of this scientific field and its cultural and political moorings has yet to appear but much new work is on the way.
Copyright © 2011 Society for the History of Technology. This article first appeared in Technology and Culture 38:2 (2011), 497-499. Reprinted with permission by Johns Hopkins University Press.
Lindee, S. M. (1997). Review of Evelyn Fox Keller, Refiguring Life: Metaphors of Twentieth-Century Biology. Technology and Culture, 38 (2), 497-499. http://dx.doi.org/10.2307/3107136
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