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deCODE: Genomics, anonymity, and informatic control
In 1998, an American biotech firm, Decode Genetics, attempted to secure an exclusive license from the Icelandic government to create and commercially exploit a comprehensive database containing the health records, genealogical ...
Modern art, mosques, and the Maghreb French Orientalist painting of mosques and prayer in Muslim North Africa during colonialism
This paper analyses the use of mosques and the Muslim faithful as pictorial subjects for modern French Orientalist painters during the period of French colonialism in North Africa. France's "civilizing mission" of its North ...
Reinventing the wheel A systems theory of materialism in architecture
This thesis is an investigation into material aspects of architecture and is focused on two complimentary areas of inquiry. The first is a theoretical framework that proposes and outlines a specific model for material ...