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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2010) 4 (4): 565–583.
Published: 01 December 2010
... 2009 9 7 2010 © National Science Council, Taiwan 2010 2010 This content is made freely available by the publisher. It may not be redistributed or altered. All rights reserved. Common sense Genetic modification of food Q methodology Subjective views Science and technology studies In 1994...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2011) 5 (4): 505–528.
Published: 01 December 2011
...Douglas Ashwell The discovery of genetically modified (GM) food in New Zealand in 1998 prompted a highly politicized debate about GM or biotechnology. In response, the government established a Royal Commission on Genetic Modification in May 2000. The Royal Commission and public opposition to GM...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2010) 4 (4): 483–501.
Published: 01 December 2010
... applications of nanotechnologies, but they have all focused on assessing technologies rather than conducting dialogues with the public. Other food technologies, such as the genetic modification of crops, have been the subject of public discussion in several countries, including the USA, the UK, Australia, New...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2013) 7 (1): 87–101.
Published: 01 March 2013
.... Science and technology need to be integrated with the local culture. One of the missions of BIOTEC is to educate people about biotechnological issues. The assumption is that as public understanding of science increases, so will people's acceptance of new technologies, including the genetic modification of...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2010) 4 (2): 335–348.
Published: 01 June 2010
.... “Genetic engineering” was on the list of the key technologies promoted by the Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST). With the legislation of the Genetic Engineering Promotion Law in 1983 (later changed to the Biotechnology Promotion Law), government-funded research and development in biotechnology was...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 August 2014) 8 (4): 391–415.
Published: 01 August 2014
.... A typical A01/1326 code thus refers to the medical systems considered Ayurveda (A), the use of the preparation (pharmaceutical 01, personal hygiene 02, food and dietary items 03, biocides 04), and the nature of the plant entering the preparation (1326 is Nigella sativa ). A major feature of TKRC is...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2010) 4 (4): 503–519.
Published: 01 December 2010
... about issues such as nuclear power, the global food crisis and genetic engineering. They also canvassed scientific objectivity, the commercialisation of science, scientific freedom and public accountability. A key theme was the responsibility of scientists to publicly highlight the potential hazards of...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2016) 10 (3): 229–246.
Published: 01 September 2016
... metaphor for the ongoing political debate ( Leydesdorff and Hellsten 2005, 2006 ). In Japan, however, although previous studies have conducted media analyses of some aspects of biotechnology, including human genetics and genetically modified organisms (GMOs) ( Hibino and Nagata 2006, 2008 ; Nishizawa 2006...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2013) 7 (4): 557–578.
Published: 01 December 2013
... experiment was as much a product of the uncontrollable factors as of the protocols. The data became a product of the situations of the experiment; the place, relations, and workers were part of the process of producing the experiment. The C 4 Rice researchers argue that, “to guarantee success in genetic...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (1): 19–51.
Published: 01 December 2007
... agbiotech as essential means to enhance efficiency and thus create wealth, even to ensure economic survival. In its 1993 White Paper on `Growth, Competitiveness, Employment', the Commission characterised the entire agri-food industry as `dependent' upon genetic modification techniques ( CEC 1993 ). As...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2010) 4 (4): 475–482.
Published: 01 December 2010
... engagement in science and technology issues in Australia, Japan and Aotearoa/New Zealand. It traverses issues relating to new energy technologies, food nanotechnology, the environmental impacts of dioxins, toxic waste disposal, genetic modification and the way scientists engage with the social dimensions of...