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Take Bitter Roots for Malaria

Abena Dove Osseo-Asare

in Bitter Roots: The Search for Healing Plants in Africa

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226085524
eISBN:
9780226086163
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226086163.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Ghanaian scientists and healers vied for rights to a promising treatment for drug-resistant malaria, Cryptolepis sanguinolenta. During the colonial period, healers developed therapies for malaria ... More


. Life and Death

Michael Brian Schiffer

in Draw the Lightning Down: Benjamin Franklin and Electrical Technology in the Age of Enlightenment

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520238022
eISBN:
9780520939851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520238022.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter shows that electrobiologists adopted electrical technology for research on plants and animals. It specifically addresses the electrobiologists' activities and inventions. In adapting ... More


Putting Intellectual Property in its Place: Rights Discourses, Creative Labor, and the Everyday

Laura J. Murray, S. Tina Piper, and Kirsty Robertson

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199336265
eISBN:
9780199351282
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199336265.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law, Legal History

This book examines the relationship between creativity and intellectual property law on the premise that, despite concentrated critical attention devoted to IP law from academic, policy, and activist ... More


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