Domesticating and democratizing science: a geography of do-it-yourself biology
AbstractDo-it-yourself biology, as a promise of democratization of science, is analyzed in terms of its spatiality and materiality, and in terms of the various kinds of boundary-work it entails, in the perspective of a geography of science that focuses on emerging and less institutionalized sites of science.
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Date of creation: Jan 2013
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science and technology studies; research; do-it-yourself biology; scientific equipment; boundaries; creative workarounds; geography of science;
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