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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2012) 6 (3): 379–399.
Published: 01 September 2012
... factors as defined in ICH E5, have become a proxy for long-held cultural perceptions of “local biology” based on a notion of ethnic uniqueness and bioidentity in Japan. Ethnobridging studies, we argue, are more than venues for the production of scientific and clinical data. They produce data in concert...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2014) 8 (1): 107–139.
Published: 01 March 2014
... coordination, despite [their otherwise] vast global differences” through the creation of local interlanguages ( Galison 1997: 793 ). We must await more detailed ethnographies of the emergent interface between systems biology and Chinese medicine to determine whether it constitutes such a trading zone and, if...
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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 March 2010) 4 (1): 123–127.
Published: 01 March 2010
... realized through techno-scientific success. The Japanese were the first in East Asia to adopt Western science and technology and have the strongest economy because of it. It is equally obvious, however, that while local innovation and technological advancement have brought benefits, they have also brought...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2009) 3 (4): 505–509.
Published: 01 December 2009
...-science in different societies, particularly in Asia. The reality of techno-scientific development in Asia is both a struggle for and against techno-science; local innovation and technological development have been successfully achieved by some, and there have been strong calls for more techno-scientific...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2012) 6 (1): 65–82.
Published: 01 March 2012
... taxonomist named Seok Ju-myeong, who found in nationalism a helpful resource to guide his taxonomical studies of butterflies. 1 Working as a biology teacher at a local middle school, he published over ninety articles about Korean butterflies, making him the leading authority in that field. He maintained...
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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 December 2018) 12 (4): 519–540.
Published: 01 December 2018
...Michael M. J. Fischer Abstract East Asia and Southeast Asia provide at least four relational locales or sites of cultural critique and materials for new twenty-first-century theory construction governed by growing biological and ecological knowledge. I document a moment in East Asian and Southeast...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2008) 2 (4): 485–506.
Published: 01 December 2008
... point from which they devised their treatments. Not only are these treatments thus not experiential, they also embody—like biomedicine—an ideology of ageing as decline that privileges universal biology over local experience. I have shown that the TCM discourse and treatment of menopausal syndrome...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2018) 12 (2): 123–142.
Published: 01 June 2018
... as a window into the local culture of stem cell research and argues that the socio-institutional background of Obokata’s work incited the researchers involved to infer doability of STAP cell research. The problem with this inference surfaced after those who did not share the culture challenged the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2012) 6 (3): 297–301.
Published: 01 September 2012
...Osamu Sakura Cross-cultural studies of neuroethics that focus on Taiwan, South Korea, and Japan tend to dwell on three areas of “cultural” concern: local variations, the gap between the scientific community and the public, and the different approaches to ethical issues taken by different...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2013) 7 (1): 125–143.
Published: 01 March 2013
... obstructing the development of molecular biology. As we shall see, the strategic adoption of bioethics in the context of biobanking in Taizhou—the way bioethics is given meaning and its acceptability to scientists and local communities—is crucial to the development of bioethics. To situate the practice of...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2016) 10 (3): 291–313.
Published: 01 September 2016
...-entrepreneurs to promote the biotech industry in postcolonial Hong Kong. Through assessing scientific literature, media representations, business strategies, and programmatic visions of key scientist-entrepreneurs in Hong Kong's biotech enterprise, I highlight how factors such as local history and geopolitical...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2013) 7 (1): 145–158.
Published: 01 March 2013
... of topics and interests. The diversity of the Japanese example appears to stem from a set of historical, political, and cultural contexts. Understanding the diversity of STS and its background permits us to rethink the meaning of research within local contexts, potentially ameliorating future...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2008) 2 (3): 303–326.
Published: 01 September 2008
.... We then turn to emergent trends: going to and coming from beyond the West, complicating the issues, and intensive localizing and comparative research. Next, we discuss themes that cut across considerations of gender, reproductive technologies, and related issues in East Asia: issues of imperialisms...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2010) 4 (1): 31–51.
Published: 01 March 2010
... ethics involving global boundaries rather than local conditions. Such boundary making does not just function to strengthen group identity and to elicit political support; it is also mobilised to direct and, in many cases, to ward off discussion with bioethicists and the public. 12 5 2009 28 4...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2009) 3 (2-3): 173–208.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Hans Pols During the nineteenth and the early twentieth century, European physicians and botanists working in the Dutch East Indies displayed an eager interest in Indonesian indigenous herbal medicine or jamu , the investigation of which required them to establish contacts with local informers and...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2013) 7 (2): 261–281.
Published: 01 June 2013
... 20 2 2013 © National Science Council, Taiwan 2013 diabetes Japan interference epidemiology molecular biology pharmacogenomics Few diseases have pervaded the landscape of Japanese health care in the past fifty years as thoroughly as diabetes. It has transformed itself from...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2019) 13 (2): 331–334.
Published: 01 June 2019
... categories, reasoning, and regimes of governance, as they seek not only to achieve a new paradigm in biology, but also to transform the existing scientific practices and institutions to realize the goal. Instead of looking at the conduct of scientists being controlled by the existing norms, Hilgartner...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2012) 6 (3): 419–426.
Published: 01 September 2012
... dimensions: 7 race in lowercase, Race capitalized, and race as resistance ( RR ). Reversing Margaret Lock's notion of local biology, in which body should be appreciated within the social and cultural context in which it is embedded ( Lock and Kaufert 2001 ), 8 Takezawa's race/Race/RR frame argues...