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ABRIKOSOV, Alexei Alexeyevich (<i>born</i> 1928), Distinguished Scientist, Argonne National Laboratory, since 1991

in Who's Who

P ublished online November 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Science and Technology; Physics; Social and Cultural History; Education; Organization and Management of Education. 246 words.

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An absolute ‘must’ for any science writer

Taylor Iain.

in Science and Public Policy

April 2004; p ublished online April 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Science and Technology; Innovation; Technological Change; Research and Development; Public Policy. 0 words.

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Absolute space?

Louis A. Girifalco.

in The Universal Force

September 2007; p ublished online January 2008 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Science and Technology. 2130 words.

Radio astronomy, as first applied by Penzias and Wilson, showed that all space is permeated by a low level of radiation. This is left over from the big bang at the beginning of the universe...

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Abstracting from the Soul: The Mechanics of Locomotion

Dennis des Chene.

in Genesis Redux

August 2007; p ublished online March 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Science and Technology. 4450 words.

This chapter demonstrates how mechanist physiologists such as Giovanni Borelli and Charles Perrault, who followed René Descartes in taking the machine as the model of intelligibility,...

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Academia-industry-government relations in biotechnology: private, professional and public dimensions of the new associations

Karsten Ronit.

in Science and Public Policy

December 1997; p ublished online December 1997 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Science and Technology; Innovation; Technological Change; Research and Development; Public Policy. 0 words.

New associations have been established in biotechnology within the last 10–15 years in a process influenced by industry, academic institutions and government agencies. Different models and...

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Academic entrepreneurship: Social norms, university culture and policies

Pontus Braunerhjelm.

in Science and Public Policy

November 2007; p ublished online November 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Science and Technology; Innovation; Technological Change; Research and Development; Public Policy. 0 words.

Is a shift in intellectual property rights to universities the key instrument in increasing commercialization of publicly funded research? How much can actually be learned from the US...

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Academic General Practice in Ireland

John Howie and Michael Whitfield.

in Academic General Practice in the UK Medical Schools, 1948-2000

May 2011; p ublished online September 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Science and Technology. 2837 words.

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Academic General Practice in the UK Medical Schools, 1948-2000

Edited by John Howie and Michael Whitfield.

May 2011; p ublished online September 2012 .

Book. Subjects: History of Science and Technology. 168 pages.

Although General Practice is the commonest career choice for medical graduates, and the majority of encounters between doctors and patients take place in general practice, there was no...

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Academic inventors and research groups: entrepreneurial cultures at universities

Devrim Göktepe-Hultén.

in Science and Public Policy

November 2008; p ublished online November 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Science and Technology; Innovation; Technological Change; Research and Development; Public Policy. 0 words.

Many believe institutions and organizations are the main factors in the initiation and the establishment of entrepreneurial cultures at universities. This paper argues that scientists are...

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Academic patenting and the professor's privilege: evidence on Denmark from the KEINS database

Francesco Lissoni, Peter Lotz, Jens Schovsbo and Adele Treccani.

in Science and Public Policy

October 2009; p ublished online October 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Science and Technology; Innovation; Technological Change; Research and Development; Public Policy. 0 words.

Since 1955, the professor's privilege had allowed Danish professors to retain intellectual property rights (IPRs) over the results of their research. This changed in 2000, when Denmark, the...

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