Treasure from deep diving the web

March 5, 2013 at 10:35 am Leave a comment

We  recent cam across this list of  the best biotechnology books.

Life as Surplus: Biotechnology and Capitalism in the Neoliberal Era by Melinda Cooper

Dolly Mixtures: The Remaking of Genealogy by Sarah Franklin

Invisible Frontiers: The Race to Synthesize a Human Gene by Stephen Hall

How We Became Posthuman: Virtual Bodies in Cybernetics, Literature, and Informatics by N. Katherine Hayles

Alien Ocean: Anthropological Voyages in Microbial Seas by Stefan Helmreich

Genentech: The Beginnings of Biotech by Sally Smith Hughes

Refiguring Life by Evelyn Fox Keller

Secrets of Life, Secrets of Death: Essays on Language, Gender, and Science by Evelyn Fox Keller

Making Sense of Life: Explaining Biological Development with Models, Metaphors, and Machines by Evelyn Fox Keller

Culturing Life: How Cells Became Technologies by Hannah Landecker

The Mansion of Happiness: A History of Life and Death by Jill Lepore

What Is Life? by Lynn Margolis and Dorion Sagan

Making PCR: A Story of Biotechnology by Paul Rabinow

Biocapital: The Constitution of Post-Genomic Life by Kaushik Sunder Rajan

What Is Life? Investigating the Nature of Life in the Age of Synthetic Biology by Ed Regis

What Is Life? by Erwin Schrodinger

The Scientific Life: A Moral History of a Late Modern Vocation by Steven Shapin

Liminal Lives: Imagining the Human at the Frontiers of Bioscience by Susan Merrill Squier

Making Parents: The Ontological Choreography of Reproductive Technologies by Charis Thompson

Biotech: The Countercultural Origins of an Industry by Eric Vettel
Frankenstein’s Cat by Emily Anthes
Suggested by Kristopher Hite
Her-2 by Robert Bazell

Red Canary by Tim Birkhead
The Uses of Life: A History of Biotechnology by Robert Bud
 
Biology Is Technology by Rob Carlson
 
Regenesis by George Church and Ed Regis
 
The Life of a Virus: Tobacco Mosaic Virus as an Experimental Model, 1930-1965 by Angela Creager
 
The Selfish Gene by Richard Dawkins
Drugs for Life: How Pharmaceutical Companies Define Our Health by Joseph Dumit
 
Building Biotechnology: Business, Regulations, Patents, Law, Politics, Science by Yali Friedman
Our Posthuman Future by Francis Fukuyama

The Eighth Day of Creation by Horace Freeland Judson
Who Wrote the Book of Life? A History of the Genetic Code by Lily Kay
 
Lords of the Fly by Robert Kohler
 
The Emperor of All Maladies by Siddharta Mukarjee
Controlling Human Heredity by Diane Paul
Controlling Life: Jacques Loeb and the Engineering Ideal in Biology by Philip Pauly
 
Making Mice: Standardizing Animals for American Biomedical Research, 1900-1955 by Karen Rader
 
Testing Women, Testing the Fetus: The Social Impact of Amniocentesis in America by Rayna Rapp
 
The Strongest Boy in the World by Philip Reilly
The Animal Estate: The English and Other Creatures in the Victorian Age by Harriet Ritvo
 
From Alchemy to IPO by Cynthia Robbins-Roth
Creation by Adam Rutherford, out June 2013
 
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot
 
Gene Dreams by Robert Teitelman
Birthing a Mother: The Surrogate Body and the Pregnant Self by Elly Teman
The Lives of a Cell by Lewis Thomas
 
Double Helix by James Watson
The Future of Life by EO Wilson

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