Genes, genomas y códigos

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© Mètode 2015 - 86. Palabra de ciencia - Verano 2015
Profesora emérita de Historia y Filosofía de la Ciencia en el Instituto Tecnológico de Massachusetts (MIT, EE UU). Es autora de libros como The century of the gene (Harvard University Press, 2000), Making sense of life: Explaining biological development with models, metaphors and machines (Harvard University Press, 2002) y The mirage of a space between nature and nurture (Duke University Press, 2010).