Book ID: CBB000850362

Promising Genomics: Iceland and deCODE Genetics in a World of Speculation (2008)


Fortun, Mike (Author)

University of California Press

Publication Date: 2008
Physical Details: ix + 330 pp.; ill.; bibl.; index
Language: English

Description On the rise of this wealthy Icelandic corporation and its attempts to utilize the medical and genetic records of the population of Iceland for scientific research.

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Review Wilson, Duncan (2009) Review of "Promising Genomics: Iceland and deCODE Genetics in a World of Speculation". British Journal for the History of Science (p. 631). unapi

Review Creager, Angela N. H. (2009) Review of "Promising Genomics: Iceland and deCODE Genetics in a World of Speculation". Isis: International Review Devoted to the History of Science and Its Cultural Influences (p. 944). unapi

Review Bauer, Susanne (2012) Review of "Promising Genomics: Iceland and deCODE Genetics in a World of Speculation". NTM: Zeitschrift für Geschichte der Naturwissenschaften, Technik und Medizin (pp. 58-59). unapi

Essay Review Jackson, Myles W. (2009) Molecular Genetics: Redefining the Relationship between Science and Society. Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (pp. 367-376). unapi

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Authors & Contributors
García-Deister, Vivette
Knowles, Scott Gabriel
Leslie, Stuart W.
Hayden, Cori
Welsh, Rick
Glenna, Leland L.
Social Studies of Science
IEEE Annals of the History of Computing
Journal of the History of Biology
Isis: International Review Devoted to the History of Science and Its Cultural Influences
Critical Inquiry
Bulletin of Science, Technology & Society
McGill-Queen's University Press
University of Chicago Press
Columbia University
MIT Press
Business and commerce
Science and industry
Human genetics
Saarinen, Eero
Fiers, Walter
Davidson, Eric
Brenner, Sydney
Waterson, Robert H.
Sulston, John
United States
20th century, late
21st century
20th century
International Business Machines Corporation
Human Genome Project
General Motors Corporation
American Telephone and Telegraph Company
United States. Dept. of Agriculture
Ghent University

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