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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2010) 4 (4): 565–583.
Published: 01 December 2010
... 11 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...
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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
... concerning food, medical, and environmental 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...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2013) 7 (1): 87–101.
Published: 01 March 2013
... is that as public understanding of science increases, so will people's acceptance of new technologies, including the genetic modification of organisms, a task that has become almost routine at BIOTEC in the past few years. But there is a difference between educating the people and integrating science...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2010) 4 (2): 335–348.
Published: 01 June 2010
... research and development for key technologies. “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...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 August 2014) 8 (4): 391–415.
Published: 01 August 2014
... 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 therefore that it disentangles the complex composition of Ayurveda into elementary botanical...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2010) 4 (4): 503–519.
Published: 01 December 2010
... power and practice of modern science” ( Green 1979 : Introduction). Scientists expressed concern 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...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2016) 10 (3): 229–246.
Published: 01 September 2016
..., documents from the New York Times used stem cell as a 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...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2013) 7 (4): 557–578.
Published: 01 December 2013
... genetic work the humans change the plant for humans. An example of this can be seen in the transgenic crop Golden Rice—a rice plant with vitamin A. Here, innovation is seen as a mastery of scientific knowledge that is disembodied from the scientists' work. In contrast, C 4 Rice researchers at the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (1): 19–51.
Published: 01 December 2007
... as `dependent' upon genetic modification techniques ( CEC 1993 ). As objective imperatives, technological determinism was linked with inexorable globalisation (cf. Barben 1998 ). This framework avoided accountability for its own normative choices and commitments. Under `risk-based regulation...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2010) 4 (4): 475–482.
Published: 01 December 2010
... for public 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...