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By David Lane
ince its publication in 1988, Antibodies: A Laboratory Manual, by Harlow and Lane, has become a classic, an essential resource for molecular biology, immunology, and cell culture labs. In order to keep the book in print, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press eventually produced the paperback edition currently available for sale....
By Marcus Chown
Twelve bite-sized ideas covering science's big questions, by one of the hottest young science writers in Britain
By C. T. Kelley
This book focuses on a small number of methods and treats them in depth.
By Bruno Latour
Presents laboratory science in a deliberately skeptical way: as an anthropological approach to the culture of the scientist. This book provides an important link between the sociology of modern sciences and laboratory studies in the history of science.
Recounts the history of the post-war conceptual development of elementary-particle physics. Inviting a reappraisal of the status of scientific knowledge, the text suggests that scientists are not mere passive observers and reporters of nature.
By Brian Magee
Karl Popper has been hailed as the greatest philosopher of all time and as a thinker whose influence is ackowledged by a variety of scholars. This work demonstrates Popper's importance across the whole range of philosophy and provides an introduction to the main themes of philosophy itself.
Bringing together important writings not easily available elsewhere, this volume provides a convenient and stimulating overview of recent work in the philosophy of science. The contributors include Paul Feyerabend, Ian Hacking, T.S. Kuhn, Imre Lakatos, Laurens Laudan, Karl Popper, Hilary Putnam, and Dudley Shapere. In addition, Hacking provides an introductory...