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Synthetic Biology Emergence

We analyzed with Benjamin Raimbault and Pierre-Benoît Joly a corpus of publications around synthetic biology.  This empirical analysis provided the opportunity to investigatethe dynamics of emergence of a newly born scientific field. We show how the community is continuously solidifying a … Continue reading

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Phylomemetic Patterns in Science Evolution—The Rise and Fall of Scientific Fields

We worked with David Chavalarias on an automated method for the bottom-up reconstruction of the cognitive evolution of science modeled as lineage relationships between scientific fields. We refer to these dynamic structures as phylomemetic networks or phylomemies, by analogy with biological evolution; and … Continue reading

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