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Janet Brown Visits ASU

By the time of his death Charles Darwin was one of the most celebrated –and one of the most notorious—scientists in the world. Today he is still controversial, and has become an icon of modern…

Jane Maienschein Speaks at TEDxPhoenix

Dr. Jane Maienschein speaks to TEDxPhoenix on the topic "Stem Cells, Regenerative Medicine and Us"

ASBH Conference Experience

The American Society for Bioethics and Humanities’ annual meeting was held in Washington D.C. this year, and it dealt with the theme of translating bioethics and humanities between disciplines. Many…

From Embryology to Evo-Devo

Evolutionary Developmental Biology has been a major transformation of the conceptual framework of developmental biology over the last four decades. Several members of our research team have actively…

Some Thoughts on Historians and Contemporary Anti-evolutionism

In a recent book review for The British Journal for the History of Science, Thomas Dixon asks what contribution historians of science can make to the debate about intelligent design...

Why Invest?

Hi! My name is Melanie Hunter. I graduated from ASU in 1999 with a BS in Biology and a concentration in Biology in Society. I was privileged to be one of the first 5 to graduate from Biology and…

Voice and Vision

It has become commonplace these days to speak of “unpacking” texts. Voice and Vision is a book about packing that prose in the first place. While history is scholarship, it is also art—that is,…

Nature in Common

Edited by Ben A. Minteer This important book brings together leading environmental thinkers to debate a central conflict within environmental philosophy: Should we appreciate nature mainly for its…

Biology Studies in East Asia

The ISHPSSB off-year Workshop was held at Kobe University, Japan, November 5-7, 2008, This was the first ISHPSSB event held in Asia, co-sponsored by the Biological Unit of the History of Science…