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    A New Insight Into Sanger’s Development of Sequencing: From Proteins to DNA, 1943–1977. [REVIEW]Miguel García-Sancho - 2010 - Journal of the History of Biology 43 (2):265 - 323.
    Fred Sanger, the inventor of the first protein, RNA and DNA sequencing methods, has traditionally been seen as a technical scientist, engaged in laboratory bench work and not interested at all in intellectual debates in biology. In his autobiography and commentaries by fellow researchers, he is portrayed as having a trajectory exclusively dependent on technological progress. The scarce historical scholarship on Sanger partially challenges these accounts by highlighting the importance of professional contacts, institutional and disciplinary moves in his career, spanning (...)
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    A New Insight Into Sanger’s Development of Sequencing: From Proteins to DNA, 1943–1977.Miguel García-Sancho - 2010 - Journal of the History of Biology 43 (2):265-323.
    Fred Sanger, the inventor of the first protein, RNA and DNA sequencing methods, has traditionally been seen as a technical scientist, engaged in laboratory bench work and not interested at all in intellectual debates in biology. In his autobiography and commentaries by fellow researchers, he is portrayed as having a trajectory exclusively dependent on technological progress. The scarce historical scholarship on Sanger partially challenges these accounts by highlighting the importance of professional contacts, institutional and disciplinary moves in his career, spanning (...)
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    The Proactive Historian: Methodological Opportunities Presented by the New Archives Documenting Genomics.Miguel García-Sancho - 2016 - Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part C: Studies in History and Philosophy of Biological and Biomedical Sciences 55:70-82.
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  4. 'The Rise and Fall of the Idea of Genetic Information (1948-2006)'.Miguel García-Sancho - 2006 - Genomics, Society and Policy 2 (3):15-36.
    On 26 June 2000, during the presentation of the Human Genome Project’s first draft, Bill Clinton, then President of the United States, claimed that “today we are learning the language in which God created life”.1 Behind his remarks lay a story of more than half a century involving the understanding of DNA as information. This paper analyses that story, discussing the origins of the informational view of our genes during the early 1950s, how such a view affected the research on (...)
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    From Metaphor to Practices: The Introduction of" Information Engineers" Into the First DNA Sequence Database.Miguel García-Sancho - 2011 - History and Philosophy of the Life Sciences 33 (1).
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    Towards Future Archives and Historiographies of ‘Big Biology’.Christine Aicardi & Miguel García-Sancho - 2016 - Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part C: Studies in History and Philosophy of Biological and Biomedical Sciences 55:41-44.
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    From the Genetic to the Computer Program: The Historicity of ‘Data’ and ‘Computation’ in the Investigations on the Nematode Worm C. Elegans.Miguel García-Sancho - 2012 - Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part C: Studies in History and Philosophy of Biological and Biomedical Sciences 43 (1):16-28.
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    Academic and Molecular Matrices: A Study of the Transformations of Connective Tissue Research at the University of Manchester (1947–1996). [REVIEW]Miguel García-Sancho - 2011 - Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part C: Studies in History and Philosophy of Biological and Biomedical Sciences 42 (2):233-245.
    This paper explores the different identities adopted by connective tissue research at the University of Manchester during the second half of the 20th century. By looking at the long-term redefinition of a research programme, it sheds new light on the interactions between different and conflicting levels in the study of biomedicine, such as the local and the global, or the medical and the biological. It also addresses the gap in the literature between the first biomedical complexes after World War II (...)
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    From the Genetic to the Computer Program: The Historicity of 'Data' and 'Computation' in the Investigations on the Nematode Worm C. Elegans (1963–1998). [REVIEW]Miguel García-Sancho - 2012 - Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part C: Studies in History and Philosophy of Biological and Biomedical Sciences 43 (1):16-28.
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    Academic and Molecular Matrices: A Study of the Transformations of Connective Tissue Research at the University of Manchester.Miguel García-Sancho - 2011 - Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part C: Studies in History and Philosophy of Biological and Biomedical Sciences 42 (2):233-245.
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    Between Mice and Sheep: Biotechnology, Agricultural Science and Animal Models in Late-Twentieth Century Edinburgh.Miguel García-Sancho & Dmitriy Myelnikov - 2019 - Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part C: Studies in History and Philosophy of Biological and Biomedical Sciences 75:24-33.
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  12. The Cybernetic Brain: Sketches of Another Future - by Andrew Pickering.Miguel Garcia-Sancho - 2013 - Centaurus 55 (1):59-61.
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    Animal Breeding in the Age of Biotechnology: The Investigative Pathway Behind the Cloning of Dolly the Sheep.Miguel García-Sancho - 2015 - History and Philosophy of the Life Sciences 37 (3):282-304.
    This paper addresses the 1996 cloning of Dolly the sheep, locating it within a long-standing tradition of animal breeding research in Edinburgh. Far from being an end in itself, the cell-nuclear transfer experiment from which Dolly was born should be seen as a step in an investigative pathway that sought the production of medically relevant transgenic animals. By historicising Dolly, I illustrate how the birth of this sheep captures a dramatic redefinition of the life sciences, when in the 1970s and (...)
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