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Rachel Ankeny

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Rachel A. Ankeny is director of and senior lecturer in the History and Philosophy of Science Unit at the University of Sydney in Australia. Her research interests in bioethics include ethical issues in transplantation policy and process, live organ donation, and genetic testing and screening. In the history and philosophy of science, she has done work on the roles of models and case-based reasoning in science, model organisms (particularly the nematode Caenorhabditis elegans), reductionism and disease, and the history of contemporary life sciences. She currently serves as editor for bioethics and philosophy of medicine for the international journal Metascience.


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Book Review

The Mouse House

Another Turn of the Worm

To Test or Not to Test


 

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