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Science and Technology in the 20 th Century History 3c, Fall 2009 Week 8: The postwar transformation of biology Lecture 16: Biology in the nuclear age Soraya de Chadarevian
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Overview 1. Biologists’ participation in the challenges and opportunities of the nuclear age 2. Genetics in the nuclear age (Atomic Bomb Casualty Commission/ AEC funding for genetics/ human chromosomes research) 3. Radioisotopes from fallout (metabolic and ecological research/ Str 90 story) 4. Conclusions
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