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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2019) 13 (1): 39–55.
Published: 01 March 2019
... Unit 731 Typhoid Mary An asymptomatic carrier is usually a person who has become infected with a pathogen, but who displays no signs or symptoms. Although unaffected by the pathogen themselves, carriers can transmit it to others. 1 Medical historians’ knowledge of the history of...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2019) 13 (1): 9–16.
Published: 01 March 2019
... murderous human experiments committed by Unit 731 during the Second World War. Although this paper is somewhat critical of Kanamori’s use of Leavitt’s work, it has used this case as a development for understanding one aspect of animal experiments in Japanese medicine in the mid-twentieth century...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2019) 13 (1): 143–149.
Published: 01 March 2019
... historian. Tsuneishi worked on Japanese medical war crimes, especially the notorious Unit 731, as well as the histories of various toxic substances and industrial contamination that had harmed local people. 2 He also worked on Minamata and other examples of problems caused by the use and misuse of...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2017) 11 (4): 589–601.
Published: 01 December 2017
... “Factory of Death” in Pingfang (平房), China. There, in what was called Unit 731, Japanese doctors experimented on, tortured, and killed more than three thousand Chinese, Russians, Mongols, Manchus, Koreans, and even Americans, in systematic studies on bacteriological warfare. At the Nuremberg Trials...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2019) 13 (1): 57–75.
Published: 01 March 2019
... from both the perspectives of the victims of US military science and also the perspective of the perpetrators. On the special unit of the Imperial Japanese Army, which was known as Unit 731 and established to conduct research on biological and chemical warfare, see Tsuneishi 1994 , Harris 1994 , and...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2011) 5 (4): 505–528.
Published: 01 December 2011
... news sources appearing in news stories is an essential part of understanding the role of the news media in the process of “social representation and power relationships in society” ( Hansen et al. 1998 : 108). Previous international research into newspaper coverage of biotechnology in the United...