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By Nancy Anderson, Michael R. Dietrich

The construction and processing of visible representations within the lifestyles sciences is a severe yet usually neglected element of medical pedagogy. The expert Eye follows the nineteenth-century include of the seen in new spectatoria, or demonstration halls, in the course of the twentieth-century cinematic explorations of microscopic geographical regions and simulations of surgical procedure in digital fact. With essays on document Edgerton’s stroboscopic concepts that iced over time and Eames’s visualization of scale in Powers of Ten, between others, individuals ask how we're taught to work out the unseen.

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39. Minot, “Method,” 121. indb 37 7 October 2011 12:56:23 PM 38 • The Educated Eye 40. , 129. 41. Minot, “Knowledge,” 5, 4. 42. ), Charles Sedgwick Minot Papers, Countway Library, Harvard University. Cambridge, MA. 43. Minot, “Knowledge,” 6. In this same article, he explains, “The practical work is the instructive work. . ” p. 10. 44. , 5. 45. Charles Sedgwick Minot, “The Problem of Consciousness in its Biological Aspects,” Science 16 (July 1902): 4. 46. Garland Allen, “T. H. Morgan and the Emergence of a New American Biology,” The Quarterly Review of Biology 44 (1969): 168, 185.

Hayflick discusses the work of Weismann and Minot in Leonard Hayflick, “Origins of Longevity,” in Modern Biological Theories of Aging, ed. H. L. Warner (New York: Raven Press, 1987), 21–34. ” See J. , “Review of Cell Aging in Drosophila and Mouse,” Age 2 (July 1979): 78–88. 137. The Hayflick limit is now tied to the shrinking of the telomeres with each mitotic division—with cells also dying as a result of things like accumulated DNA damage from the environment. For a refutation of the consequences of telomere shortening, see Stanley Shostak, The Evolution of Death: Why We Are Living Longer (Albany: State University of New York Press, 2006).

W. Lepeschkin suggested that the science of death was initiated by protozoan research as well as in vitro culturing techniques. W. W. Lepeschkin, “Death and Its Causes,” Quarterly Review of Biology 6, 2 (July 1931): 167–177. To these fields, I would add Minot’s studies of growth (in the adult and in the embryo). 59. , 233. 60. C. S. Minot, “Death and Individuality,” Science 4 (October 1884): 398–400. 61. Charles Sedgwick Minot, “On Heredity and Rejuvenation,” The American Naturalist 30 (January 1896): 6.

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