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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2010) 4 (3): 433–455.
Published: 01 September 2010
..., Mainlanders, and aboriginal peoples—exist only as a social construction that arose in the 1990s in a specific political–cultural context. In 2005, a major government-sponsored research project, the Taiwan Biological Sample Bank—or Taiwan Bio-Bank (TBB)—was organized by a group of scientists and physicians...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2010) 4 (1): 53–75.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Wenmay Rei In fewer than 10 years, umbilical cord blood has transformed from a medical waste to a lifesaving treasure that parents in Taiwan are willing to store at great expense. As a blooming industry with yearly revenues of 600-700 million NT dollars, family banks annually store the cord blood...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2012) 6 (3): 321–334.
Published: 01 September 2012
... toward the establishment of a brain bank in Taiwan are used here to explore Taiwanese thinking about the brain. Finally, the possibility of developing a Confucian neuroethic is discussed as an alternative to Western approaches. 22 5 2011 24 2 2012 © National Science Council, Taiwan 2012...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2012) 6 (3): 401–414.
Published: 01 September 2012
... Ethnicity: A Study on the “Taiwan Bio-Bank.” . East Asian Science, Technology and Society 4 : no. 3 433 – 55 . ...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2017) 11 (4): 563–588.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Jennifer A. Liu Where most accounts of biotech in Taiwan—indeed, globally—focus on its economic potential and its potential to heal various ills, a postcolonial and subimperial framing insists on attention to often underexamined aspects, for example, how biotech practices reflect specific...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (1): 1–14.
Published: 01 December 2007
... with AIDS, advocate groups for surrogate mothers, the birth-reform alliance, the bio-bank concern group, advocate scientists for renewable energies like wind power or solar power, advocate architects for alternative house-building for the people, popular science translation reform, and especially...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2010) 4 (1): 1–6.
Published: 01 March 2010
... blood banking in Taiwan, Rei's article in this issue considers how private cord blood bank successfully framed the practice as a biological insurance, thereby downplaying the uncertainties inherent in the development of science, reinforcing the private nature of the cord blood stored, while...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2013) 7 (1): 125–143.
Published: 01 March 2013
..., and its relation to both international scientists and local populations. The case study of the Taizhou biobank serves to exemplify competitive adaptation occurring where the application of alien standards is imposed. 04 8 2011 03 8 2012 © National Science Council, Taiwan 2013 2013...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2016) 10 (1): 5–27.
Published: 01 March 2016
... such as antidoping science and other human regulatory sciences. 07 1 2014 16 2 2015 © 2016 Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2016 race ethnicity genomics antidoping regulatory science personalized medicine Historian of science Nancy Leys Stepan (2003...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2009) 3 (2-3): 367–383.
Published: 01 September 2009
...-specific medical biotechnology. 25 9 2008 12 8 2009 © National Science Council, Taiwan 2009 2009 This content is made freely available by the publisher. It may not be redistributed or altered. All rights reserved. Life science Biopolitics Singapore Stem cell research...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2009) 3 (4): 401–420.
Published: 01 December 2009
... transformation from top down’. Instead, Wong argues, the state has taken on the role of ‘innovation enabler’ ( Wong 2005 : 186–7). In Taiwan this role included allocating nearly US $1 billion of public funds to private fund managers in the hope that their experience in investing in the bio-industries sector...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2016) 10 (3): 291–313.
Published: 01 September 2016
... Taiwan; Charis Thompson (2010) gives a fascinating comparative ethnography of stem cell laboratories in Singapore and South Korea; Aihwa Ong (2010) probes into the ethics of blood banking in Singapore; Catherine Waldby (2009) writes about Singapore's Biopolis, while Axel Gelfert (2013) analyzes...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2008) 2 (3): 303–326.
Published: 01 September 2008
... 1 12 2008 © National Science Council, Taiwan 2009 2009 This content is made freely available by the publisher. It may not be redistributed or altered. All rights reserved. Gender Reproductive Technologies East Asia Reproductive Technoscience Contraception IVF Infertility Stem...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2014) 8 (2): 209–228.
Published: 01 June 2014
... opportunities regarding the inclusion of the public in debate, and it has preempted the formation of new alliances and negotiation between scientists, other expert groups, and civic groups. 24 1 2013 07 11 2013 © Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2014 Bioethics human embryonic...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2016) 10 (3): 229–246.
Published: 01 September 2016
... will seriously affect the agenda building and frame building of the public. 07 8 2014 01 7 2015 © 2016 Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2016 stem cell research co-word analysis media framing science communication In the last two decades, stem cell research...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2014) 8 (1): 43–56.
Published: 01 March 2014
... responsible for health-care-related issues were on the “offensive” from the very outset of their nation-building efforts. 21 3 2012 20 2 2013 © Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2014 National medicine traditional medicine Vietnam modernization In August 1966...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2015) 9 (4): 397–412.
Published: 01 December 2015
... 12 6 2015 © 2015 Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2015 stem cell research clinical translation bionetworking governance regulatory change China Accompanying the worldwide rapid development of biotechnology, stem cell research has become a matter of national...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2011) 5 (4): 461–477.
Published: 01 December 2011
...” as part of its attempt to modernize Chinese society. 13 7 2010 26 7 2011 © National Science Council, Taiwan 2011 2011 China quality northeast rice technologies of the state Over the past decade, the production and consumption of high-quality rice have been rising in...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 November 2012) 6 (4): 497–518.
Published: 01 November 2012
... scientific misconduct and public protests. 06 3 2011 17 11 2011 © National Science Council, Taiwan 2012 2012 United Kingdom South Korea stem cell research governance discourse Since the birth of Dolly the sheep in 1997 and the derivation of the first human embryonic stem...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2017) 11 (1): 35–50.
Published: 01 March 2017
... 2016 © 2017 Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2017 Entanglement innovation Jatropha university In June 2006 the minister of research and technology Kusmayanto Kadiman met President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono to report on the progress of Indonesian biofuel development. The...