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: 14.86 MB
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In Cold Blood is a work that transcends its moment, yielding poignant insights into the nature of American violence.

The Iceman

Author: Anthony Bruno
Publisher: Dell
ISBN: 0345540093
Size: 80.45 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 ...


Author: Joanna Radin
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 026233870X
Size: 52.34 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: 45.73 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.


Author: Sophia Roosth
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 022644063X
Size: 68.28 MB
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The first book-length ethnographic study of this discipline, Synthetic documents the social, cultural, rhetorical, economic, and imaginative transformations biology has undergone in the post-genomic age.

The Earthquake Observers

Author: Deborah R. Coen
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 0226111830
Size: 21.17 MB
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In The Earthquake Observers, Deborah R. Coen acquaints readers not only with the century’s most eloquent seismic commentators, including Alexander von Humboldt, Charles Darwin, Mark Twain, Charles Dickens, Karl Kraus, Ernst Mach, John ...

How Life Began

Author: Alexandre Meinesz
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 9780226519333
Size: 76.16 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.

Killers Of The Flower Moon

Author: David Grann
Publisher: Doubleday
ISBN: 0385534256
Size: 63.51 MB
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Based on years of research and startling new evidence, the book is a masterpiece of narrative nonfiction, as each step in the investigation reveals a series of sinister secrets and reversals.

Burial Rites

Author: Hannah Kent
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
ISBN: 1447233182
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Only she can know the truth. This is Agnes's story. SHORTLISTED FOR THE GUARDIAN FIRST BOOK AWARD 'One of the most gripping, intriguing and unique books I've read this year' Kate Mosse, author of Labyrinth Northern Iceland, 1829.