Svante Pääbo's paleogenomics results in the context of post-academic transformations of modern technoscience (strokes to the portrait of the Nobel laureate in the socio-cultural context)

  • V. F. Cheshko Department of Molecular Biology and biotechnology, V. N. Karazin Kharkiv National University, 4 Svobody Sq., Kharkiv, 61022, Ukraine; Department of International Relations, Political Science and Practical Philosophy, Simon Kuznets Kharkiv National University of Economics, 9-А Nauky ave., Kharkiv, 61022, Ukraine
Keywords: paleogenomics, Svante Pääbo, Nobel Laureate in Physiology or Medicine, technoscience, biopolitical turn


The studies of Svante Pääbo, Nobel Laureate in Physiology or Medicine in 2022 are analyzed in two aspects: firstly, as the most striking example of the evolutionary transformation of classical science into the so-called post-academic (techno)science and, secondly, as an element of the so-called "biopolitical turn" in the socio-humanitarian and political knowledge of technological civilization and, in particular, in the concept of "civil society".


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How to Cite
Cheshko, V. F. (2023). Svante Pääbo’s paleogenomics results in the context of post-academic transformations of modern technoscience (strokes to the portrait of the Nobel laureate in the socio-cultural context). Biophysical Bulletin, (48), 25-32.