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Do biosensors biomedicalize?: sites of negotiation in DNA based biosensing data practices

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Do biosensors biomedicalize? sites of negotiation in DNA based biosensing data practices. / Kragh-Furbo, Mette; MacKenzie, Adrian Bruce; Mort, Margaret Mary Elizabeth; Roberts, Celia Mary.

Quantified: biosensing technologies in everyday life. ed. / Dawn Nafus. Cambridge, Mass : MIT Press, Cambridge, Mass., 2016. p. 5-26.

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Kragh-Furbo, M, MacKenzie, AB, Mort, MME & Roberts, CM 2016, Do biosensors biomedicalize? sites of negotiation in DNA based biosensing data practices. in D Nafus (ed.), Quantified: biosensing technologies in everyday life. MIT Press, Cambridge, Mass., Cambridge, Mass, pp. 5-26.

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Kragh-Furbo, M., MacKenzie, A. B., Mort, M. M. E., & Roberts, C. M. (2016). Do biosensors biomedicalize? sites of negotiation in DNA based biosensing data practices. In D. Nafus (Ed.), Quantified: biosensing technologies in everyday life (pp. 5-26). MIT Press, Cambridge, Mass..

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Kragh-Furbo M, MacKenzie AB, Mort MME, Roberts CM. Do biosensors biomedicalize? sites of negotiation in DNA based biosensing data practices. In Nafus D, editor, Quantified: biosensing technologies in everyday life. Cambridge, Mass: MIT Press, Cambridge, Mass. 2016. p. 5-26

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Kragh-Furbo, Mette ; MacKenzie, Adrian Bruce ; Mort, Margaret Mary Elizabeth ; Roberts, Celia Mary. / Do biosensors biomedicalize? sites of negotiation in DNA based biosensing data practices. Quantified: biosensing technologies in everyday life. editor / Dawn Nafus. Cambridge, Mass : MIT Press, Cambridge, Mass., 2016. pp. 5-26

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