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Transcendence

Michael J Lannoo

in Leopold's Shack and Ricketts's Lab: The Emergence of Environmentalism

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520264786
eISBN:
9780520946064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520264786.003.0016
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

On Thursday, April 22, 1948, Dan Thompson, one of Aldo Leopold's students, and his research assistant were driving south along U.S. Highway 51 in northern Wisconsin when the news of Leopold's death ... More


Out of Step with His Times: Arnold Gesell and the Yale Clinic

Alice Boardman Smuts

in Science in the Service of Children, 1893-1935

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300108972
eISBN:
9780300128475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300108972.003.0011
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

During the 1920s, there were seven major child development institutes supported by philanthropy that made important contributions to the new field of child development. Of these seven, only one, the ... More


Memory: Preserving Meaning

Valerie Neal

in Spaceflight in the Shuttle Era and Beyond: Redefining Humanity's Purpose in Space

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780300206517
eISBN:
9780300227987
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300206517.003.0007
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The last chapter, “Memory: Preserving Meaning,” considers what the end of the shuttle era meant. With the orbiters retired to museums, the International Space Station assembled, the astronaut corps ... More


Pioneering

Suzanne Bourgeois

in Genesis of the Salk Institute: The Epic of Its Founders

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780520276079
eISBN:
9780520956599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520276079.003.0009
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

In 1964, a remarkable neurobiology colloquium brought Leslie Orgel and Renato Dulbecco to our barracks; their backgrounds are summarized. Leo Szilard passed away in May, and his memorial was held in ... More


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