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Sophia Roosth, Synthetic: How Life Got Made, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 2017, US$35.00, ISBN: 78-0226440460

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Stavrianakis, A. Genre trouble. BioSocieties 13, 657–663 (2018). https://doi.org/10.1057/s41292-017-0086-8

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