Making Drugs- the Pill

Making Drugs- the Pill - MAKING DRUGS The development of...

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MAKING DRUGS The development of birth control as technoscience Thursday, November 3, 11
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Outline Technoscience: blurring the line between technology and science The Birth control pill development repercussions Thursday, November 3, 11
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Technology and science German dye companies in the late 19th century develop industrial scientifc research. Science For the sake oF producing technologies Pharmaceutical companies developing in the 20th century also employ these practices oF industrial science The birth control pill, however, is not the direct product oF the pharmaceutical industry. It is developed in the medical research oF physicians at hospitals and universities independent labs, and eventually in the pharmaceutical companies under pressure From advocacy groups. IF the Pill is a technology does that make the practices that produce it technological? What is the line between technology and science? Thursday, November 3, 11
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Hormonal birth control By 1905 the chemicals produced by the body and controlling the functioning of the organs are labeled hormones and those chemicals that had been demonstrated to e f ect development
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This note was uploaded on 01/28/2012 for the course HIST 202 taught by Professor Garbutt during the Spring '10 term at Toledo.

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Making Drugs- the Pill - MAKING DRUGS The development of...

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