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By Samantha Frost
Published: 10 June 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7435-0
... biological reductionism genes proteins biological agency biological matter biocultural genes science and humanities biocultural creatures ...
Book Chapter

By Samantha Frost
Published: 10 June 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374350-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7435-0
... matter and biological agency by tracing the composition and activity of the proteins that facilitate and regulate the cross-membrane traffic of biochemicals. The chapter explains the enabling and limiting conditions that make possible the construction of proteins by reference to genes. It proposes...
Published: 15 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375449-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7544-9
... This essay explores the application of postgenomic science to matters of health justice. Analyzing public health policies, genome project records, interviews with project leaders and leading genetic epidemiologists, and news coverage of four international projects, the essay illuminates the ways...
Published: 04 March 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375739-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7573-9
... of neural matter. Doesn’t the emphasis on the brain reinscribe the executive and reproduce sovereignty? The concern is not only to reveal the political models of sovereignty condensed in Malabou’s model of brain function, but also for the genealogy of brain science that has always imagined a particular...
Book Chapter

By Natasha Myers
Series: Experimental Futures
Published: 07 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375630-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7563-0
... This chapter pays close attention to biological engineers’ use of mechanistic logic and machine analogies to render living substance in the form of molecular machines. It offers an ethnographic account of protein modelers’ creativity with both words and things as they learn to put machines...
Book Chapter

By Natasha Myers
Series: Experimental Futures
Published: 07 August 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7563-0
...Forms of Life This chapter pays close attention to biological engineers’ use of mechanistic logic and machine analogies to render living substance in the form of molecular machines. It offers an ethnographic account of protein modelers’ creativity with both words and things as they learn...
Book Chapter

By Natasha Myers
Series: Experimental Futures
Published: 07 August 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7563-0
... biological engineering mechanism tropes analogies and metaphors machine aesthetics molecular machines ...