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Science : experimental sensibilities in practice. / Roberts, Celia; Mackenzie, Adrian.

In: Theory, Culture and Society, Vol. 23, No. 2-3, 05.2006, p. 157-162.

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Roberts, Celia ; Mackenzie, Adrian. / Science : experimental sensibilities in practice. In: Theory, Culture and Society. 2006 ; Vol. 23, No. 2-3. pp. 157-162.

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