Author: Maurizio Meloni

Provincializing Metabolism (On the Poverty of Modernism) by Maurizio Meloni

Maurizio Meloni , January 28th, 2020

According to accepted wisdom and textbooks, “metabolism” is a nineteenth-century term and concept, established at the confluence of organic chemistry, cell biology, and physiology. In Microscopical R…


Decentering Metabolism: Peripheral and Southern Diffractions by Maurizio Meloni

Maurizio Meloni , January 27th, 2020

In the last few years, a renewed interest in metabolic exchange, and in ideas of a porous and permeable body, has come from disciplines like microbiomics, nutrigenomics, and epigenetics. Moreover, a…


After and Beyond the Genome: Taking Postgenomics Seriously by Maurizio Meloni

Maurizio Meloni , June 15th, 2018

The Postgenomic Condition: Ethics, Justice, and Knowledge after the Genome Jenny Reardon University of Chicago Press, 2017, 304 pages.   Genetics: A Situated View       How enduring is the…