Nathaniel Comfort


1990 …2019
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20th Century History Medicine & Life Sciences
Nobel Prize Medicine & Life Sciences
DNA Transposable Elements Medicine & Life Sciences
Genetic Models Medicine & Life Sciences
Plant Physiological Phenomena Medicine & Life Sciences
Zea mays Medicine & Life Sciences
Historiography Medicine & Life Sciences
Medical Genetics Medicine & Life Sciences

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Research Output 1990 2019

Hidden Concepts in the History and Philosophy of Origins-of-Life Studies: a Workshop Report

Mariscal, C., Barahona, A., Aubert-Kato, N., Aydinoglu, A. U., Bartlett, S., Cárdenas, M. L., Chandru, K., Cleland, C., Cocanougher, B. T., Comfort, N., Cornish-Bowden, A., Deacon, T., Froese, T., Giovannelli, D., Hernlund, J., Hut, P., Kimura, J., Maurel, M. C., Merino, N., Moreno, A. & 5 others, Nakagawa, M., Peretó, J., Virgo, N., Witkowski, O. & James Cleaves, H., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Origins of Life and Evolution of Biospheres.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

origin of life
social sciences

Can we cure genetic diseases without slipping into eugenics?

Comfort, N., Mar 13 2018, Beyond Bioethics: Toward a New Biopolitics. University of California Press, p. 175-185 11 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


Genetic determinism rides again

Comfort, N., Sep 1 2018, In : Nature. 561, 7724, p. 461-463 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Nature still battles nurture in the haunting world of social genomics

Comfort, N., Jan 18 2018, In : Nature. 553, 7688, p. 278-280 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

research work
theoretical study

Opening a door to eugenics

Comfort, N., Nov 1 2018, In : Technology Review. 121, 6, p. 16-19 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle