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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2011) 5 (3): 359–374.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Jin Higashijima; Kitetsu Takahashi; Kazuto Kato Because of its importance to society, the science of mind and behavior is an academic field in which ethical and social considerations are vital. When examining these issues, the opinions of life-science researchers must be considered. In this article...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2019) 13 (1): 9–16.
Published: 01 March 2019
... fundamental paradoxes of the globalization of modern medicine is the close contact between life and technology or, rather, the tension between the living human body and the man-made and applied devices to understand the indices of life. Quite impressive is the impact of the revolutionary technological devices...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2008) 2 (3): 401–430.
Published: 01 September 2008
... status of religion and science in Chinese society were so volatile that it is difficult for historians to discern whether either one was at the time regarded by Chinese people as the ultimate authority for providing answers to the question of life. The relations between science and religion were perhaps...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2008) 2 (3): 433–438.
Published: 01 September 2008
... powerful without. Following EASTS' lead, perhaps we can destabilize this. My forthcoming book, Good Science , considers empirical developments in the contemporary biomedical and life sciences, and engages bio-political theory. I investigate different scientific and ethical genealogies and their...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2009) 3 (2-3): 367–383.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Catherine Waldby In late 2003, the Singaporean government launched Biopolis, a life sciences technopole that brings key Singaporean biomedical research institutes together with global and local biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies and governance bodies. The government has allocated generous...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2013) 7 (1): 69–85.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Aihwa Ong Contrary to claims that view the life sciences as having similar effects everywhere, I draw on research in the Biopolis of Singapore to examine how an assemblage of global and situated elements engenders conditions that crystallize scientific inquiries and orient social effects in the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2018) 12 (2): 225–230.
Published: 01 June 2018
...Michael M. J. Fischer Ong Aihwa , Fungible Life: Experiment in the Asian City of Life Durham, NC : Duke University Press , 2016 . 284 pp. $94.95 hardcover, $25.95 paperback. Thompson Charis , Good Science: The Ethical Choreography of Stem Cell Research Cambridge, MA...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 November 2012) 6 (4): 577–580.
Published: 01 November 2012
...$450 06 1 2012 06 1 2012 © National Science Council, Taiwan 2012 2012 This richly detailed book is a veritable master class in how to construct a “woman's history of medical care” when the available primary sources are almost all written by men. Over the past two decades, Lee...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2017) 11 (2): 285–292.
Published: 01 June 2017
... work also promoted domestic production and domestic science as a basis for China's international strength. Lean shows how Chen Diexian was a key figure in the transmission of knowledge, if not its creation. Fa-ti Fan considers the controversy over the creation of life from nonliving matter, or...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2013) 7 (1): 125–143.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Margaret Sleeboom-Faulkner The role of the state in genomic innovation in relation to global life science competition is central to understanding the moral economy of bioethics. This article asks how in China the adoption of research regulation is balanced with global competition in genomics. I...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2010) 4 (4): 629–633.
Published: 01 December 2010
... of Knowledge and the Enrichment of life: The Science Society of China and the Understanding of Science in the Early Republic, 1914–1930, PH.D. Dissertation of University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1986 —did a good investigation to the understanding of science of the members of the Science Society of...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2015) 9 (3): 311–314.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Krista Sigurdson Dumit Joseph , Drugs for Life: How Pharmaceutical Companies Define Our Health Durham, NC : Duke University Press , 2012 . 280 pp . $23.95 paperback, $84.95 cloth © Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2015 What Joseph Dumit calls “drugs for life” is...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2012) 6 (3): 303–319.
Published: 01 September 2012
.... Haven't we already seen that scientific theories are constructed, and that popularized discourses on scientific theories should not be simply dismissed as vulgar or meaningless, as they have their own forms of life ( Hilgartner 1990 ; Wynne 1995 ; Yearly 2000 )? We discuss this in the concluding section...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2018) 12 (1): 97–100.
Published: 01 March 2018
... sixteenth centuries). The Treasured Mirror was a national academic project commissioned by the Joseon government and was completed at the turn of the seventeenth century, when it was at war with invading Japanese forces. Shin observes that the book emphasizes the “life nourishment” and the body, rather...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2011) 5 (1): 11–26.
Published: 01 March 2011
... one of the earliest deployments of this strategy, but she has had many successors, such as Stefan Helmreich in his studies of artificial life ( 1998 ) or deep-sea oceanography ( 2009 ), Paul Edwards ( 1996 ) on the Cold War history of computation and cognitive science, or Joseph Dumit ( 2004 ) on PET...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2015) 9 (4): 425–428.
Published: 01 December 2015
... engineers tend to set them on the sidelines. Gotō mentions that when a field is swept by a drastic change—she cites nanotechnology's switch from top-down to bottom-up—chemists may be tempted to move to the field of bottom-up biochemical nanotechnology as what she calls “life-sciences manufacturing.” However...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2017) 11 (3): 305–329.
Published: 01 September 2017
... attention to the public's distrust of S&T. This occurred in the context of the 1979 Three Mile Island nuclear power plant accident as well as the ethical issues posed by the rise of life sciences research. White papers from the 1980s described public attitudes toward S&T as follows: “There is...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 November 2014) 9 (1): 1–21.
Published: 01 November 2014
... been set up in ethnic minority areas and in different venues such as shopping centers and theaters. The SciCafé network funded by the EU resulted in science cafés in Second Life and online streaming of science cafés. Moreover, scientific institutions and governments increasingly are using science cafés...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2018) 12 (3): 309–326.
Published: 01 September 2018
... of Stars ), and Sarajin haengeullaideo ( Hang-Glider Disappeared ). Kim I-Gu, a South Korean novelist and literary critic, calls Han “the only science novelist in the history of modern Korean literature who devoted his whole life to the creation and writing of science fiction” ( Han 2013: 544...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (2): 213–231.
Published: 01 December 2007
... to cultural practice in action, on the spot, and in everyday life. Although the concept of “cultural borderland” shares similarities in its purpose and function with that of “trading zone” and “contact zone,” it is especially useful in treating the topic at issue. 5 The notion of “trading zone...