Life On Ice

Author: Joanna Radin
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 022641731X
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Preface: frozen spirits -- Introduction: within cold blood -- The technoscience of life at low temperature -- Latent life in biomedicine's ice age -- Temporalities of salvage -- "As yet unknown": life for the future -- "Before it's too late ...

Hide And Seek

Author: Hanna Rose Shell
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 1935408224
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Beginning with natural history and figurative art in the late nineteenth-century, continuing through the rise of aerial warfare in World War I, and onto the cinematic techniques designed to train snipers and civilians during World War II, ...

Life Out Of Sequence

Author: Hallam Stevens
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 022608034X
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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.

Innocent Experiments

Author: Rebecca Onion
Publisher: UNC Press Books
ISBN: 1469629488
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In this multifaceted work, historian Rebecca Onion examines the rise of informal children's science education in the twentieth century, from the proliferation of home chemistry sets after World War I to the century-long boom in child ...

After The Ice Age

Author: E. C. Pielou
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 9780226668093
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The fascinating story of how a harsh terrain that resembled modern Antarctica has been transformed gradually into the forests, grasslands, and wetlands we know today.

Synthetic

Author: Sophia Roosth
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 022644046X
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This is a story of broad interest, because the active, interested making of the synthetic biologists is endemic to the sciences of our time."

Cryopolitics

Author: Joanna Radin
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 026233870X
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The social, political, and cultural consequences of attempts to cheat death by freezing life. As the planet warms and the polar ice caps melt, naturally occurring cold is a resource of growing scarcity.

Quantifying Life

Author: Dmitry A. Kondrashov
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 022637193X
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With Quantifying Life, Dmitry A. Kondrashov offers an accessible introduction to the breadth of mathematical modeling used in biology today.

Database Of Dreams

Author: Rebecca Lemov
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 0300216645
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Recording their dreams, stories, and innermost thoughts in a vast database, Kaplan envisioned future researchers accessing the data through the cutting-edge Readex machine.