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Barbara Orland

Historian of Science and Technology

Barbara Orland is a lecturer and scholar for science history and technology studies at the University of Basel.

2 articles
Elie Metchnikoff, découvreur de la phagocytose et pionnier des recherches sur les probiotiques
30.10.2018 Barbara Orland
Ilya Metchnikoff promoted yoghurt as beneficial to health and longevity. Why was that?
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29.01.2014 Barbara Orland
One hundred and fifty years ago people bought fresh milk directly from local farmers. The rapidly growing demand in cities led not only to new distribution systems but also to conflicts between trading partners. From 1900 on, “milk wars” raged in several German cities.
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