In Vivo: The Cultural Mediations of Biomedical Science

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  1. Tracing Autism
    In Tracing Autism, Des Fitzgerald offers an up-close account of the search for a neurological explanation of autism. As autism has gained cultural prominence with more diagnoses and more controversy, its biological causes remain... Learn More
    Published: 6th June 2017
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  2. The Pulse of Modernism
    Robert Brain traces the origins of artistic modernism to specific technologies of perception developed in late-nineteenth-century laboratories. Brain argues that the thriving fin-de-siècle field of “physiological aesthetics,”... Learn More
    Published: 13th March 2015
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  3. The Clinic and Elsewhere
    Despite increasingly nuanced understandings of the neurobiology of addiction and a greater appreciation of the social and economic conditions that allow drug dependency to persist, there remain many unknowns regarding the individual... Learn More
    Published: 11th January 2013
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  4. Darwin's Pharmacy
    Are humans unwitting partners in evolution with psychedelic plants? Darwin’s Pharmacy shows they are by weaving the evolutionary theory of sexual selection and the study of rhetoric together with the science and literature of... Learn More
    Published: 16th May 2011
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  5. Affect and Artificial Intelligence
    In 1950, Alan Turing, the British mathematician, cryptographer, and computer pioneer, looked to the future: now that the conceptual and technical parameters for electronic brains had been established, what kind of intelligence... Learn More
    Published: 17th August 2010
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  6. Affect and Artificial Intelligence
    In 1950, Alan Turing, the British mathematician, cryptographer, and computer pioneer, looked to the future: now that the conceptual and technical parameters for electronic brains had been established, what kind of intelligence... Learn More
    Published: 17th August 2010
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  7. Bioart and the Vitality of Media
    Bioart -- art that uses either living materials (such as bacteria or transgenic organisms) or more traditional materials to comment on, or even transform, biotechnological practice -- now receives enormous media attention. Yet... Learn More
    Published: 27th April 2010
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  8. HIV Interventions
    Winner of the Sociology of Health and Illness Book PrizeHIV has changed in the presence of recent biomedical technologies. In particular, the development of anti-retroviral therapies (ARVs) for the treatment of HIV was a significant... Learn More
    Published: 12th November 2009
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  9. Bits of Life
    Since World War II, the biological and technological have been fusing and merging in new ways, resulting in the loss of a clear distinction between the two. This entanglement of biology with technology isn't new, but the pervasiveness... Learn More
    Published: 20th July 2015
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  10. Life as Surplus
    Focusing on the period between the 1970s and the present, Life as Surplus is a pointed and important study of the relationship between politics, economics, science, and cultural values in the United States today. Melinda Cooper... Learn More
    Published: 20th July 2015
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  11. The Emergence of Genetic Rationality
    The emergence of genetic science has profoundly shaped how we think about biology. Indeed, it is difficult now to consider nearly any facet of human experience without first considering the gene. But this mode of understanding... Learn More
    Published: 20th December 2007
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  12. Generating Bodies and Gendered Selves
    Generating Bodies and Gendered Selves examines the textured interrelations between medical writing about generation and childbirth - what we now call reproduction - and emerging notions of selfhood in early modern England. At... Learn More
    Published: 3rd January 2007
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  13. The Transparent Body
    From the potent properties of X rays evoked in Thomas Mann's Magic Mountain to the miniaturized surgical team of the classic science fiction film Fantastic Voyage, the possibility of peering into the inner reaches of the body... Learn More
    Published: 17th November 2016
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