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Constructing Canals on Mars: Event Astronomy and the Transmission of International Telegraphic News (University of Chicago Press, 2016)This article presents a new explanation for the emergence after 1877 of public and expert fascination with a single observed feature of the planet Mars: its network of ‘canals’. Both the nature of these canals and their ...
(Oxford University Press, 2016)This article deals with the trade in medicines into Russia in the seventeenth century. Both the early modern medical drug trade, and Russian medicine, have previously received substantial attention, but no work has thus ...
(Nature Publishing Group, 2016-10-26)The emergence of HIV-1 group M subtype B in North American men who have sex with men was a key turning point in the HIV/AIDS pandemic. Phylogenetic studies have suggested cryptic subtype B circulation in the United States ...