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In Memoriam: Richard Lewontin (1929–2021)

Another Science Is Possible

Biology as Ideology at 30

Richard Lewontin's Biology as Ideology exposes how economic and social forces shape our conception of biology, and how such an ideological commitment in scientific practices fails to realize science's potential to solve human problems.

Richard Lewontin: Race Science for the People

By measuring genetic variation within and between purported human races, Lewontin cemented our understanding of the non-existence of biological races in the human species. Despite modern advances in molecular biology validating his early...

Perfil de un biólogo dialéctico

Semblanza de una celebridad del mundo científico cuyo fallecimiento pone de luto a quienes bregan por una "ciencia para el pueblo", libre de las ataduras del capitalismo. (English translation inside)

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