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Published: 22 September 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376989-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7698-9
Published: 22 September 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376989-014
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7698-9
Series: Experimental Futures
Published: 15 October 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393207-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9320-7
Series: Experimental Futures
Published: 15 October 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393207-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9320-7
Published: 03 April 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388005-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8800-5
Series: Experimental Futures
Published: 02 April 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393306
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9330-6
Series: Experimental Futures
Published: 05 June 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390794-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9079-4
Published: 01 January 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007289-015
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0728-9
... Blueprint 2012). A growing algal biotechnology industry enrolls tiny microalgae in ef- forts to engineer ecologically sustainable futures, harnessing the productive and reproductive capacities of algae for a range of products that include biofu- els, nutritional foods and supplements for human and nonhuman...
Series: Global Insecurities
Published: 11 December 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478010302-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1030-2
... Heroes is an analy sis of US military performance enhancement technologies, the militarization of biotechnology and pharmacology, and attempts to make the pharmacological supersoldier, based on unclassi- fied, open- source materials. Analyzing military per for mance enhancement (which I will sometimes...
Published: 01 January 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375852-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7585-2
... This essay focuses on Sylvia Wynter's explorations of Frantz Fanon’s concept of sociogenesis and links it to her ethical interrogation of the concept of Human and Humanity—from the European Renaissance to contemporary investigations of biotechnology and neurophysiology. Wynter’s critical...
Series: Global Insecurities
Published: 11 December 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478010302-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1030-2
... 2015; Gray 1997; Kamie ski 2016a, 2016b; Kan 2009; Mehlman 2014) today s US military is keenly interested in a variety of new forms of human performance enhancement areas. The military s interest in biotechnology and per for mance enhancement is part and parcel of the recent Revo- lution in Military...
Series: Experimental Futures
Published: 22 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374190-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7419-0
... possibility opened up by the incursion of biotechnologies. It explores the prolificity of excess that is unleashed when the scope of intervention is not capped by reference to what is naturally given. Although bodies occupy a prominent place in Brazilian social life, they are not imagined as fixed...
Published: 15 May 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375463-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7546-3
... In recent years companies that market race‐based biotechnologies have promised to extend the benefits of genetic research to people of color, and media promoting genetic technologies have prominently featured their images. At the same time, the important role of genetic screening that makes...
Published: 17 April 2020
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0920-7
... Cofanía Jardines de Sucumbíos, Red de Guardianes de Semillas de Vida del Sur, and Fundación ItarKa. Also essential were colleagues at the agricultural microbiology laboratory of the National University s Institute of Biotechnology in Bogotá, espe- cially Javier Vanegas, Daniel Uribe, Giovanna Landazábal...
Published: 11 September 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012375-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1237-5
.... These crops have been modified to tolerate spraying with glyphosate- based herbicides, a biotechnology developed and commercialized by Monsanto (now Bayer) as Roundup Ready. Argentina adopted herbicide- resistant soybeans in 1996 as a central part of its national development strategy based on natu ral re...
Published: 11 September 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012375-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1237-5
... asked, thinking about the language of the Green Revolution that promoters of the technology use to describe gm biotechnology. Revolution in the Pampas · 65 No, it was totally natu ral, he said. We had always tested new va ri e ties of hybrids and other seeds. Then this one that was resistant...
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By Andrew Bickford
Series: Global Insecurities
Published: 11 December 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478010302-013
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1030-2
..., Robert E., Mark D. Drapeau, Cheryl A. Loeb, and James J. Valdes. 2010. Bio­ inspired Innovation and National Security. Washington, DC: National Defense University Press. Army Medical Science and Technology Initiatives in Advanced Biotechnology Briefing. 2004. United States Department of Defense...
Published: 15 May 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7546-3
... to suggest that Western IPs are creating a cross-border cyber-nation whose blogging practices function as a surveillant assemblage—monitoring, abstracting and 'knowing' the body of the gestational Indian surrogate inside and out. In recent years companies that market race‐based biotechnologies have...
Series: Experimental Futures
Published: 22 November 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478003465-007
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0346-5
... to them, too. 212 CONCLUSION In her book on bioprospecting in Mexico, Hayden (2003b) described an analogous problematic situation facing biologists: they soon found that they were functioning as a nexus between the local communities and their international agreements with biotechnology companies...