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2015-2016 Catalog

FYS 144 Science: A Human Endeavor

How do scientists approach problems? Do social, cultural, and political factors influence their work? How has science changed the cultural norms of society? This seminar explores the world of science and medicine through the biographies and writings of Peter Medawar, James Watson, Rosalind Franklin, Trofim Lysenko, Lewis Thomas, and others.