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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2016) 10 (1): 73–91.
Published: 01 March 2016
... enhancement in elite sports competition, and the recent controversy about using digital technology for memory enhancement. The framework used for this comparison is the concept of regime, consisting of the following layers of criteria: (1) the nature of each specific domain where enhancement is defined and...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2017) 11 (3): 433–436.
Published: 01 September 2017
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2018) 12 (4): 439–458.
Published: 01 December 2018
... their ability to communicate with those at a distance. Not only are we separated from one another geographically, but memory fades with time, creating a need to store information externally. Pigeon messengers, telegrams, videos, and print media reflect how people yearn to overcome spatial and temporal...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2016) 10 (1): 1–4.
Published: 01 March 2016
... technology with anatomy, the workshop treated plastic technology as a sort of plastination. The authors of the workshop explored the degree and extent to which body can be malleable and agency can be generated. At the workshop, participants discussed cognition and memory through various lenses, such as...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2014) 8 (2): 261–264.
Published: 01 June 2014
... bare the depths and limits of social engineering in Mao's China. It is also a useful corrective to anthropologists' typically romantic notions of commensality. Stephan Feuchtwang draws on his collaborative research with the anthropologist Wang Mingming on memories of the famine in Fujian to discuss...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2008) 2 (4): 581–583.
Published: 01 December 2008
... Japanese studies. The book is, however, much more. It is about historical memory and relations between expertise and democracy. The book is, therefore, highly relevant to STS scholars. Since the reviewer is a nonspecialist of the subject matter, this review focuses on aspects of this book that seem...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2011) 5 (3): 359–374.
Published: 01 September 2011
... important problem; one must consider both scientific and cultural factors ( Epstein 2007 ). In many cases there are no simple and precise answers to the question of interest. For example, consider the possibility of intervening in memory function, anecdotally said to improve human well-being considerably...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 January 2015) 9 (2): 217–219.
Published: 01 January 2015
... people in early China had of the spiritual world. In general, sacrificial food offerings in ancient civilizations were very common, but their functioning varied among civilizations. In terms of early China, the governing class held ceremonial food offerings to create a collective memory and social...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2012) 6 (3): 415–417.
Published: 01 September 2012
... after World War I. And finally, it was not so much government policy but rather the cultivation of memorial traditions that helped instantiate the Germanic origins of Japanese medicine's professionalization during the Meiji era. Chen makes much of the hurdles that language posed for the students...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2014) 8 (4): 383–389.
Published: 01 September 2014
..., we focus on the ways that very diverse knowledges (and unspoken assumptions, skills, memories, etc.) are being collected “in the wild” and edited into textbooks, databases, histories, clinical and research protocols, and other mediated forms, all domesticated and ordered for institutional circulation...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2009) 3 (4): 531–537.
Published: 01 December 2009
... their own collective memory, reflecting their contemporary agenda ( Abir-Am 1999 ). Even scientific biographers are sometimes involved in the construction of collective memories. My argument begins with biologists' remarks on their own history, and after that, I outline the establishment of the history...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2010) 4 (2): 229–253.
Published: 01 June 2010
... been drained, people would be encouraged to build polder dikes. Su Shi (1037–1101) supported Shan's plan and memorialized the emperor, recommending its feasibility. He underlined what he considered the key: the Wusong River had to remain unobstructed. According to Su, the Long Bridge was an obstruction...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2017) 11 (2): 297–300.
Published: 01 June 2017
... characteristics by means of “memory” inscribed on organic cells. Relying on these two theories, Haeckel showed that Seele , a kind of soul giving motion and feeling to things that was inherited by subsequent generations, dominated (liquid) crystals as well as living organisms. Sato concludes this last chapter by...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2017) 11 (4): 613–616.
Published: 01 December 2017
... species—in which humans may or may not be included. Drawing from various studies of natural science, Tsing elegantly weaves the multiple temporalities of the geology of pine forests, the evolution of species, the developments of the Japanese and US economies, and the collective memories of diverse...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2017) 11 (3): 441–444.
Published: 01 September 2017
... been a great opportunity to refresh such pleasant memories of my encounter with Professor Keller. ...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2009) 3 (2-3): 287–314.
Published: 01 September 2009
... the case of Boven Digoel—tropics, jungle, cannibals, mosquitoes, orchids, birds of paradise, dark-skinned bodies, and hazy horizons—all of it is employed to the limit. Even the attempts to escape from the camp, the ultimate trope of freedom, are most commonly conveyed, in memories as well as in...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 January 2015) 9 (2): 225–227.
Published: 01 January 2015
... wartime memory. Although Miller's analysis is based upon the rich archival trove of the Tokyo Zoological Park Society, this case of maintaining, governing, and exhibiting animal life may well have implications beyond the institution or the nation. The author certainly aimed to generate broader discussion...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2016) 10 (4): 337–339.
Published: 01 December 2016
... that's not why I've placed this well-known quotation at the beginning of this article. For those of you who watched Iron Chef ( Ryori no tetsujin , 料理の鉄人), that famous cooking show in the 1990s, this phrase might conjure up happy memories of times when, on Friday or Sunday nights, people enjoyed...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2019) 13 (1): 1–4.
Published: 01 March 2019
..., with the wonderful editorship of Professors Suzuki and Takabayashi, this issue has grown beyond just a memorial to Professor Kanamori. Led by Suzuki’s analysis of twentieth-century public health in Japan, the four articles nicely present some lively scholarship from Professor Kanamori’s colleagues...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2014) 8 (1): 1–7.
Published: 01 March 2014
... it was embedded. Yet, it is only by deleting these genealogies from present memories that systems biologists and their Chinese medical colleagues are able to forward their claim of connecting for the first time what hitherto were distinctive and unrelated practices. Scheid argues for the active...