Volume 95 | Number 4 | July-August 2007
A review of The Shock of the Old: Technology and Global History Since 1900, by David Edgerton. Technologies are created and improved not just in the laboratory but in the environments in which they are used
A review of The Politics of Life Itself: Biomedicine, Power, and Subjectivity in the Twenty-First Century, by Nikolas Rose. Is it possible to create a neutral map of the emerging technologies, attitudes and policies of biomedicine?
A brief review of Chrysalis: Maria Sibylla Merian and the Secrets of Metamorphosis, by Kim Todd. An imaginative account of Merian's travels, life and work
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"Penguins are 10 times older than humans and have been here for a very, very long time," said Daniel Ksepka, Ph.D., a researcher at the National Evolutionary Synthesis Center (NESCent). Dr. Ksepka researches the evolution of penguins and how they came to inhabit the African continent.
Because penguins have been around for over 60 million years, their fossil record is extensive. Fossils that Dr. Ksepka and his colleagues have discovered provide clues about migration patterns and the diversity of penguin species.
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