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    Facts, Artifacts, and Mesosomes: Practicing Epistemology with the Electron Microscope.Nicolas Rasmussen - 1993 - Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part A 24 (2):227-265.
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    The Mid-Century Biophysics Bubble: Hiroshima and the Biological Revolution in America, Revisited.Nicolas Rasmussen - 1997 - History of Science 35 (109):245-293.
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    Mitochondrial Structure and the Practice of Cell Biology in the 1950s.Nicolas Rasmussen - 1995 - Journal of the History of Biology 28 (3):381-429.
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    Evolving Scientific Epistemologies and the Artifacts of Empirical Philosophy of Science: A Reply Concerning Mesosomes.Nicolas Rasmussen - 2001 - Biology and Philosophy 16 (5):627-652.
    In a 1993 paper, I argued that empirical treatments of the epistemologyused by scientists in experimental work are too abstract in practice tocounter relativist efforts to explain the outcome of scientificcontroversies by reference to sociological forces. This was because, atthe rarefied level at which the methodology of scientists is treated byphilosophers, multiple mutually inconsistent instantiations of theprinciples described by philosophers are employed by contestingscientists. These multiple construals change within a scientificcommunity over short time frames, and these different versions ofscientific methodology (...)
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    Of `Small Men', Big Science and Bigger Business: The Second World War and Biomedical Research in the United States. [REVIEW]Nicolas Rasmussen - 2002 - Minerva 40 (2):115-146.
    The Second World War is commonly said to have ushered in theera of `big science' in the United States. However, at least inpractically-oriented biomedical research, the American governmentadopted modes of sponsorship that were commonplace between scientistsand industry before the war. Furthermore, many life scientistsleading wartime projects were already familiar with industrialcollaboration. This essay argues that the new federal regimes introduced in the late 1940s and 1950s were more important than wartime experience in shaping the character of biomedical `big science' in (...)
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    The Decline of Recapitulationism in Early Twentieth-Century Biology: Disciplinary Conflict and Consensus on the Battleground of Theory.Nicolas Rasmussen - 1991 - Journal of the History of Biology 24 (1):51 - 89.
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    Plant Hormones in War and Peace: Science, Industry, and Government in the Development of Herbicides in 1940s America.Nicolas Rasmussen - 2001 - Isis 92 (2):291-316.
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    The Forgotten Promise of Thiamin: Merck, Caltech Biologists, and Plant Hormones in a 1930s Biotechnology Project. [REVIEW]Nicolas Rasmussen - 1999 - Journal of the History of Biology 32 (2):245 - 261.
    The physiology of plant hormones was one of the most dynamic fields in experimental biology in the 1930s, and an important part of T. H. Morgan's influential life science division at the California Institute of Technology. I describe one episode of plant physiology research at the institution in which faculty member James Bonner discovered that the B vitamin thiamin is a plant growth regulator, and then worked in close collaboration with the Merck pharmaceutical firm to develop it as a growth-boosting (...)
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    Plant Hormones in War and Peace: Science, Industry, and Government in the Development of Herbicides in 1940s America.Nicolas Rasmussen - 2001 - Isis 92:291-316.
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    Making a Machine Instrumental: RCA and the Wartime Origins of Biological Electron Microscopy in America, 1940–1945.Nicolas Rasmussen - 1996 - Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part A 27 (3):311-349.
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    Untangling the McClintock Myths.John Beatty, Nicolas Rasmussen & Nils Roll-Hansen - 2002 - Metascience 11 (3):280-298.
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    Alison Li. J. B. Collip and the Development of Medical Research in Canada: Extracts and Enterprise. Xiv + 244 Pp., Illus., Bibl., Index. Montreal/Kingston: McGill‐Queen’s University Press, 2003. $39.95. [REVIEW]Nicholas Rasmussen - 2005 - Isis 96 (3):461-462.
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    Author's Response.Nicolas Rasmussen - 1999 - Metascience 8 (2):260-266.
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    Book Notice: Hans-Joerg Rheinberger: An Epistemology of the Concrete: Twentieth Century Histories of Life. Durham: Duke University Press, 2010, Xix+330pp, $89.95 HB, $24.95 PB. [REVIEW]Nicolas Rasmussen - 2012 - Metascience 21 (1):251-252.
    Book notice Content Type Journal Article Pages 1-2 DOI 10.1007/s11016-011-9588-3 Authors Nicolas Rasmussen, School of History and Philosophy, University of NSW, Sydney, 2052 Australia Journal Metascience Online ISSN 1467-9981 Print ISSN 0815-0796.
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    Caroline Jean Acker, Creating the American Junkie: Addiction Research in the Classic Era of Narcotic Control. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2002. [REVIEW]Nicolas Rasmussen - 2003 - Metascience 12 (3):331-335.
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    Christer Nordlund. Hormones of Life: Endocrinology, the Pharmaceutical Industry, and the Dream of a Remedy for Sterility, 1930–1970. X + 297 Pp., Illus., Bibl., Index. Sagamore Beach, Mass.: Science History Publications, 2011. $34.95. [REVIEW]Nicolas Rasmussen - 2012 - Isis 103 (1):199-200.
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  17. Drugs and Globalisation.Nicholas Rasmussen - 2005 - Metascience 14:73-77.
     
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    Dominique A. Tobbell. Pills, Power, and Policy: The Struggle for Drug Reform in Cold War America and Its Consequences. Xv + 294 Pp., Bibl., Index. Berkeley/Los Angeles: University of California Press, 2012. $26. [REVIEW]Nicolas Rasmussen - 2012 - Isis 103 (4):811-811.
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    Drugs: Bring Back the Good Old Days? [REVIEW]Nicolas Rasmussen - 2004 - Metascience 13 (1):102-105.
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    Editorial.Nicolas Rasmussen - 2003 - Metascience 12 (1):1-1.
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  21. From Maverick to Mole: John C. Burnham, Tobacco Consultant.Nicolas Rasmussen & Robert N. Proctor - 2019 - Isis 110 (4):779-783.
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    Hormones of Life: Endocrinology, the Pharmaceutical Industry, and the Dream of a Remedy for Sterility, 1930–1970. [REVIEW]Nicolas Rasmussen - 2012 - Isis 103:199-200.
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    Joseph E. Spillane, Cocaine: From Medical Marvel to Modern Menace in the United States, 1884–1920. [REVIEW]Nicolas Rasmussen - 2003 - Metascience 12 (1):125-127.
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    Karl Grandin, Nina Wormbs and Sven Widmalm , the Science–Industry Nexus: History, Policy, Implications. Nobel Symposium 123. Sagamore Beach, Ma: Science History Publications and the Nobel Foundation, 2004. Pp. XVII+457. Isbn 0-88135-365-5. $54.95. [REVIEW]Nicolas Rasmussen - 2006 - British Journal for the History of Science 39 (3):440-441.
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    Life's Greatest Secret: The Race to Crack the Genetic Code.Nicolas Rasmussen - 2017 - Annals of Science 74 (3):247-248.
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    Lynn K. Nyhart, Biology Takes Form: Animal Morphology and the German Universities. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1995. Pp. Xiii + 414. ISBN 0-226-61086-1, £59.95, $75.00 ; 0-226-61088-8, £21.95, $27.50. [REVIEW]Nicolas Rasmussen - 1996 - British Journal for the History of Science 29 (3):373-374.
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    Lives of a Blockbuster Drug.Nicolas Rasmussen - 2006 - Minerva 44 (2):229-234.
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    Life Science: The French Connection. [REVIEW]Nicolas Rasmussen - 2003 - Metascience 12 (2):205-207.
  29. Midcentury Biophysics: Hiroshima and the Origins of Molecular Biology.N. Rasmussen - 1997 - History of Science 35:244-293.
     
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    Myles Jackson. The Genealogy of a Gene: Patents, HIV/AIDS, and Race. Xii + 336 Pp., Figs., Bibl., Index. Cambridge, Mass./London: MIT Press, 2015. $35. [REVIEW]Nicolas Rasmussen - 2016 - Isis 107 (4):903-905.
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    M. Norton Wise , The Values of Precision. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1995. Pp Viii + 372. ISBN 0-691-03759-0. £35.00, $49.50. [REVIEW]Nicolas Rasmussen - 1996 - British Journal for the History of Science 29 (1):120-121.
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    Minding the University’s Business.Nicholas Rasmussen - 2005 - Metascience 14 (3):371-376.
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    Nervous Soup.Nicolas Rasmussen - 2007 - Metascience 16 (1):165-167.
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  34. On Slicing an Obvious Salami Thinly: Science, Patent Case Law, and the Fate of the Early Biotech Sector in the Making of EPO.Nicolas Rasmussen - 2013 - Perspectives in Biology and Medicine 56 (2):198-222.
    There was a time, in the late 1970s and 1980s, when great feats were expected of recombinant DNA biotechnology, some verging on the miraculous. According to both business enthusiasts and sober analysts like the U.S. Congressional Office of Technology Assessment, the new techniques of gene splicing would not only lift the drug industry out of its deep scientific and economic rut (characterized by long-declining introduction rates of genuinely novel medicines), but rejuvenate the American manufacturing sector (Chase 1979; Chemical Week 1987; (...)
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  35. Of Theory.Nicolas Rasmussen - 1991 - Journal of the History of Biology 24 (1):51-89.
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    Politics by Science.Nicolas Rasmussen - 2003 - Minerva 41 (1):83-87.
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    Pills, Power, and Policy: The Struggle for Drug Reform in Cold War America and Its Consequences. [REVIEW]Nicolas Rasmussen - 2012 - Isis 103:811-811.
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    Physical Symptoms That Predict Psychiatric Disorders in Rural Primary Care Adults.Norman H. Rasmussen, Matthew E. Bernard & William S. Harmsen - 2008 - Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice 14 (3):399-406.
  39. Surveying Evolution.Nicholas Rasmussen - 1994 - Metascience 5:55-60.
     
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    The Medium Is The Message.Nicolas Rasmussen - 2008 - Metascience 17 (2):293-296.
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    The Science–Industry Nexus: History, Policy, Implications. [REVIEW]Nicolas Rasmussen - 2006 - British Journal for the History of Science 39 (3):440-441.
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    The Values of Precision. [REVIEW]Nicolas Rasmussen - 1996 - British Journal for the History of Science 29 (1):120-121.
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    Why We Take Prozac.Nicolas Rasmussen - 2005 - Metascience 14 (2):219-223.
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    Zur Fruhgeschichte des Elektronenmikroskops by Lin Qing. [REVIEW]Nicolas Rasmussen - 1997 - Isis 88:167-167.
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    Zur Fruhgeschichte des Elektronenmikroskops. Lin Qing.Nicolas Rasmussen - 1997 - Isis 88 (1):167-167.
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    Family History of Mental Illness and Frequent Mental Distress in Community Clinic Patients.James Rohrer, Barbara Rohland, Anne Denison, J. Rush Pierce & Norman H. Rasmussen - 2007 - Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice 13 (3):435-439.
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    Illness Severity and Total Visits in Family Medicine.James E. Rohrer, Norman Rasmussen & Steven A. Adamson - 2008 - Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice 14 (1):65-69.
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    Marital Status, Feeling Depressed and Self‐Rated Health in Rural Female Primary Care Patients.James E. Rohrer, Matthew E. Bernard, Yan Zhang, Norman H. Rasmussen & Halina Woroncow - 2008 - Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice 14 (2):214-217.