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Published: 15 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375449-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7544-9
... During the postgenomic era, genomes have become a shared platform for biological research across many fields. Postgenomics is reshaping debates over genetic determinism, reductionism, the role of the social and the environmental in human health and disease, and even the notion of the genome...
Published: 16 October 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012641-016
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1264-1
... equitable research opportunities for Indigenous par- ticipants. Rather, these broad consent forms can act as a cover for researchers to do a wide range of research and be legally protected, rather than addressing specific concerns of unique communities of participants. 108 nanibaa a. garrison As irb...
Published: 08 November 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478005650-008
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0565-0
... same concerns of the late nineteenth- century Polynesian Prob lem lit er a- ture examined in chapter 1, investigating where the Polynesian race origi- nated and what routes they took as they expanded into the Pacific Islands. Ge ne tic ancestry tests (which are based on studies involving genomic map...
Published: 08 November 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478005650-006
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0565-0
... affords reservation lands, as in the case of three Connecticut state- recognized tribes.20 However, Koenig and Stein further note that the kinds of benefits that state recognition allows vary widely, from powers of self- government such as the right to operate a police force, to exemptions from paying...
Published: 06 November 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478002338-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0233-8
... fiery ethers, acid rain, and blinking electromagnetic surfaces, we are given a view of Tyrell Corpo- ration s pyramid headquarters. Wide shots of the LA cityscape are intercut with close shots of a disembodied eye that mirrors an image of the city on its surface. Moments later we associate this early...
Published: 06 November 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012818-027
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1281-8
... widely dispersed breed. It has circulated far beyond its ancient and modern borders and beyond the modern Anglophone world. Zebus are also notable for their presence in domesticated form in premodern and modern empires. The animal is a survivor of imperialism. Its special musculature the presence of a...
Published: 11 December 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478010302-008
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1030-2
... $100 Genome: Implications for the DoD (jason 2010). jason re- searchers were charged with investigating the potential uses of genomic technologies for the military as these technologies become less expensive and more widely available; two of the areas the jasons were tasked to examine were What types...
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By Maile Renee Arvin
Published: 08 November 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478005650-011
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0565-0
... Te Punga Somerville has balanced such utopic framings of the Indigenous communities of Polynesia and Oceania more widely with a charge to engage the disjunc- tures and rather embarrassing genealogies of suspicion, derision, and competi- tion between our communities, which are also often...
Published: 11 September 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012306-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1230-6
..., I was widely assumed to share whichever Jewish cultural at- tributes or practices each Lemba person held personally impor tant, whether business success, Torah and prayer, or not eating pork. In our interactions, I felt claimed through ge ne tic diaspora by lca leaders and others as a former African...
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By Rahul Mukherjee
Published: 27 March 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478009016-009
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0901-6
...: Anand Patwardhan, Latin Amer i ca, and the Invention of Third Cinema. Wide Screen 5 (1): 1 24. Haraway, Donna. 1988. Situated Knowledge: The Science Question in Feminism and the Privilege of Partial Perspective. Feminist Studies 14 (3): 575 599. Haraway, Donna. 2003. The Companion Species Manifesto...
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By Abigail A. Dumes
Published: 24 August 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007395-008
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0739-5
... Lyme disease cases have been reported from southern states, some researchers doubt the presence of B. burgdorferi or of human Lyme disease in the south. However, new data show that B. burgdorferi is widely distributed in the south and that strains are genet ically more varied than in the north...
Published: 23 October 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012580-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1258-0
... pathogenic avian influenza virus in Hong Kong, and the attribution of several human deaths to h5n1 in- fection, was at first widely seen as a confirmation of Shortridge s hypothesis. Shortridge himself reiterated that China is the principal reservoir of influenza, and southern China is the influenza...
Published: 08 November 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478005650-010
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0565-0
... collection, write: papuan cousins, / we re so sorry / we didn t see you / but we see you now / and imagine someday / we can talk story. 17 McDougall and Perez s poem acknowledges the wide differences between their lives in Hawai i and the lives of West Papuans under occupation. While it marks the gaps...
Published: 11 September 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012306-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1230-6
... all population ge- ne ticists, particularly those involved in large- scale ge ne tic diversity proj ects (Reardon 2005). Now ge ne tic definitions of race have gained renewed promi- nence among wide- ranging publics, dovetailing with a resurgence of white supremacy and ethnonationalism. For example...
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By Lyle Fearnley
Published: 23 October 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012580-008
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1258-0
... marginally protected against the next epidemic. 30 Designed as a program of large- scale sampling and viral dis- covery, the gvp plans to isolate previously unknown viruses from a wide range of animal hosts, sequence them in the laboratory, and then use both wet- lab and bioinformatics techniques to assess...
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By Eric Paul Roorda
Published: 17 January 2020
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0745-6
... The most widely accepted viewpoint is that the first humans to colonise Aus- tralia came from a recent migration of Homo sapiens through South-east Asia. These people belonged to a single genetic lineage and were the descendants of a population that originated in Africa. The fossil evidence for the...
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By Lyle Fearnley
Published: 23 October 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012580-009
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1258-0
... biosecurity of poultry farms and associated premises as a central recommendation. See fao, Recommendations. 28 The wide use of the term biosecurity sometimes obscures the fact that it remains highly polysemous, despite several efforts to unify terminology (including by the fao). The term is deployed to...
Published: 22 November 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478003465-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0346-5
... introduction to Scandinavia is dated to around 1830, and to the United Kingdom even earlier, around 1817. It has also been cultivated widely in the United States. According to the narrative, its cultivation in eastern Finland, however, started much earlier. The Alexander has been known to be part of the cul...
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By Lynn M. Thomas
Published: 10 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007050-010
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0705-0
... Hollywood Curl Hairdressers Suppliers and Training Centre v. Twins Products (Pty) Limited, Judgment Supreme Court of South Africa (Appellate Division). Case No. 281 of 1987, vol. 3. University of Cape Town, African Studies Library Thesis and Manuscript Collection University of Cape Town, Manuscripts and...
Published: 01 January 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012504-008
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1250-4
.... Height, Dorothy. Open Wide the Freedom Gates: A Memoir. New York: Public Affairs, 2003. Henderson, Carol E. Introduction: On First Ladies, Duchesses, and Bawses Black Womanhood Rebooted. Journal of American Culture 42, no. 1 (2019): 3 9. Henderson, Mae G. Where, by the Way, Is This Train Going A...