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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2011) 5 (1): 87–102.
Published: 01 March 2011
... Carleton Gajdusek to collect his Nobel Prize and at home in Maryland (pp. 188, 227); track Gajdusek's maturation from eight-year-old pirate to young scientist to Nobel laureate (pp. 36, 55, 186, 218, 222); portray key scientists and anthropologists in the story, including their work in the field examining...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2011) 5 (1): 103–105.
Published: 01 March 2011
... around the controversial and colorful figure of Carl Gajdusek, described as not only a voracious researcher but also a “gatherer” of people. The book's central argument is to turn the tables on the story of kuru—scientists like Gajdusek, not the Fore, are the cannibals who harvest and appropriate the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2009) 3 (2-3): 397–400.
Published: 01 September 2009
... global research network is fleshed out through the very personal intrigues and foibles of the main protagonists of the historical drama: district medical officers, anthropologists, and adventurist biomedical researchers, of whom Carleton Gajdusek takes center stage. Anderson's description of the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2011) 5 (1): 107–111.
Published: 01 March 2011
...Warwick Anderson 21 12 2010 21 12 2010 © National Science Council, Taiwan 2011 2011 The third time I visited D. Carleton Gajdusek, an ambulance was blocking the street outside his apartment building in Amsterdam. It had been there some time, and the drivers of the cars behind...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2011) 5 (1): 81–86.
Published: 01 March 2011
... lantern light, and sectioned the brain without a brain knife.” Carleton Gajdusek to a colleague at the National Institutes of Health, 1957 ( Anderson 2008 : 100). “We have a long and bizarre history of this sort of thing.” Australian colonial administrator Hornabrook, 1975 ( Anderson 2008...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2018) 12 (4): 519–540.
Published: 01 December 2018
... therapies [ Chee 2018 ]) but also on the dynamics of the contemporary global trade in wildlife said to be rooted in Chinese traditional medicine. My final example in this section is Warwick Anderson’s (2008) brilliant account, using the diaries of Carleton Gajdusek, exploring the history of the...