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Biophysics in Berlin: The Delbrück Club

Phillip R. Sloan

in Creating a Physical Biology: The Three-Man Paper and Early Molecular Biology

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226767826
eISBN:
9780226762777
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226762777.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter illuminates the origins of the discussions in the Three-Man Paper (3MP), the nature of the personnel involved, or the reasons why genetics was the focus of these discussions. It details ... More


The Why of Things: Causality in Science, Medicine, and Life

Peter Rabins

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231164726
eISBN:
9780231535458
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231164726.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

Why was there a meltdown at the Fukushima power plant? Why do some people get cancer and not others? Why is global warming happening? Why does one person get depressed in the face of life's ... More


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