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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2011) 5 (2): 217–237.
Published: 01 June 2011
... researchers and strategies of agricultural research. D. Glover Technology and Agrarian Development Group, Wageningen University, PO Box 8130, 6700 EW Wageningen, Netherlands e-mail: dominic.glover@wur.nl 13 07 2010 09 02 2011 © National Science Council, Taiwan 2011 System of rice...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 February 2015) 9 (2): 127–149.
Published: 01 February 2015
... local universities and villages. From then until the early 1970s, American, Chinese, and Taiwanese scientists integrated farmers' associations, laboratory research, agricultural extension, and applied industrial research. Starting in the 1960s with the rise of the Cold War, Taiwanese technocrats...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2009) 3 (2-3): 231–256.
Published: 01 September 2009
... how research was conducted and influenced by the changing politics of French colonization, what was chosen as worthy of research, and how agricultural science projects were defined, structured, and funded. 12 Chemists investigated ways of coagulating rubber, the fabricating of different qualities...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2011) 5 (2): 173–188.
Published: 01 June 2011
... 2011 Biofortification agricultural research rice science micronutrients nutrition CGIAR Biofortification, the enhancement of micronutrient levels of staple crops through biological processes, such as plant breeding and genetic engineering, has gained prominence in recent years as a...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2019) 13 (3): 413–441.
Published: 01 September 2019
... research on agricultural heritage based on the mass science paradigm and its relationship to terracing campaigns. I then trace the emergence in the 1980s of ecoagricultural engineering , which combined traditional Chinese concepts of ecology with a strong emphasis on systems theory, and which drew great...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2019) 13 (1): 155–157.
Published: 01 March 2019
... Technology, Taiwan 2019 Rice, Agriculture, and the Food Supply in Premodern Japan by the French scholar Charlotte von Verschuer is a much anticipated addition to the Needham Research Institute Monograph Series. Translated by Wendy Cobcroft, this volume is an updated and revised version of von...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2011) 5 (4): 441–459.
Published: 01 December 2011
... agriculture sector, which includes agribusiness concerns, international agronomic research institutions, large traders, and exporters. Functionally, all of these stakeholders share a common view about raising milling quality, promoting more rice varieties in urban markets, and potentially achieving export...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2013) 7 (4): 557–578.
Published: 01 December 2013
... researchers are bound by intimacy and forms of interaction. Other agricultural researchers, even at the International Rice Research Institute, have a different and specific relationship to the plants they are researching. Although data regarding research can be exchanged, the intimacy in labor does not easily...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2011) 5 (2): 189–215.
Published: 01 June 2011
... order to draw out some key comparisons that reflect on the material agency of rice. The Seeds of Life (SoL) program is a $A10 million initiative of the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR), in cooperation with the Australian Agency for International Development...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 November 2014) 9 (1): 23–45.
Published: 01 November 2014
... woman doctor Zhang Lizhu (张丽珠, 1921–), for her persistence in trying to persuade extreme advocates of population control to fund IVF research and for being highly ingenious in creating an indigenous IVF method particularly suitable to the Chinese population. Some of these news reports compared Zhang...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2013) 7 (1): 7–33.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Masato Fukushima This article analyzes the emergent new discipline known as chemical biology as part of the rapidly developing postgenomic research agenda. Despite chemical biology's academic as well as political significance in terms of its expected contribution to drug discovery, the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2008) 2 (4): 507–524.
Published: 01 December 2008
... patients and Chinese Medical therapists. Here the recent German Acupuncture trials, and Acupuncture Randomized Trials (ART) and Cochrane data base metaanalysis ( Linde et al., 2009a ) shall serveasa prominent example of how German research centers around physiological phenomena and how these studies have...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2016) 10 (3): 229–246.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Ryuma Shineha This article aims to describe time-lined changes in the topics and framings of stem cell research (SCR) and regenerative medicine (RM) in Japanese mass media after the 1990s. Seventy-four hundred news articles were collected and analyzed for co-word network structures. Network changes...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2011) 5 (2): 135–172.
Published: 01 June 2011
... farmer has little leeway in making subsequent economic and technical decisions. Although the term Green Revolution was not coined until 1968, when the International Rice Research Institute in the Philippines introduced IR8, using high-yield food crop cultivars and increased agricultural...
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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 September 2015) 9 (3): 315–318.
Published: 01 September 2015
... refer to ideas, campaigns, and practices, the author questions a range of ideas and categories often accepted by researchers outside China, which tends to be seen as a passive recipient of Western ideas about the natural world and its preservation. When people in China recognize certain movements and...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2011) 5 (3): 341–357.
Published: 01 September 2011
... the patenting domain in general and of biomedical innovation in particular. Third, it explores the basis for China's challenge in this domain and its implications for the control of future health technologies. B. Salter Global Biopolitics Research Group, Department of Political Economy, King's...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2015) 9 (4): 359–379.
Published: 01 December 2015
... expert knowledge and by connecting sites of agriculture and aquaculture with PV equipment workshops, these translators make heterogeneous human and nonhuman actors work in the same sociotechnical network, a symbiotic network of PV technologies, agriculture, and aquaculture. With the black-boxed objects...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2012) 6 (1): 65–82.
Published: 01 March 2012
... biological field, broadly construed, may be divided into three groups. First, there were those who worked as apprentices of Japanese researchers; most had a comparatively low level of education. Second, a number of graduates from agricultural or teachers' colleges had learned something of plant and animal...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2012) 6 (1): 41–64.
Published: 01 March 2012
... by political disruption and isolation from international research, especially during the Cultural Revolution (1966–76). After he studied ancient Chinese mathematics during the 1974 campaign against Confucianism (Pi Lin Pi Kong 批林批孔), he defended its relevance for modern mathematics and set out to...