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Epigenetics: Embedded bodies and the molecularisation of biography and milieu
The molecular biological field of epigenetics has recently attracted attention not only in biology, but also in the broader scientific community and the popular press. Commentators paint a very heterogeneous picture with ...
Epigenetics: Localizing biology through co-laboration
This paper reports on a co-laborative laboratory ethnography in a molecular biology laboratory conducting research on environmental epigenetics. It focuses on a single study concerned with the material implications of ...
Investigating Emerging Biomedical Practices. Zones of Awkward Engagement on Different Scales
This special issue of Science, Technology, & Human Values critically explores a new stage in which the life sciences and biomedical practices have entered. This new stage is marked by postgenomic developments and an increased ...
The Operationalisation of Sex and Gender in Quantitative Health–Related Research: A Scoping Review
Current trends in quantitative health research have highlighted the inadequacy of the usual operationalisation of sex and gender, resulting in a growing demand for more nuanced options. This scoping review provides an ...