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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
..., unaided senses, extending 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...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2016) 10 (1): 1–4.
Published: 01 March 2016
... and memory through various lenses, such as computer-mediated technology and neuro-enhancement. In so doing, the very perception of human limits and capacities was problematized. Advances in biotechnology and genetic technology have expanded the horizons of our human condition from the moment of birth...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2014) 8 (2): 261–264.
Published: 01 June 2014
... dismantling of collective eating, lays 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...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2008) 2 (4): 581–583.
Published: 01 December 2008
... sophisticated piece of 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...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2011) 5 (3): 359–374.
Published: 01 September 2011
... technology contribute to human welfare is a difficult but 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...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 January 2015) 9 (2): 217–219.
Published: 01 January 2015
... understanding that 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...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2012) 6 (3): 415–417.
Published: 01 September 2012
... between German and Japanese scholars 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...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2009) 3 (4): 531–537.
Published: 01 December 2009
... scientific community constructs 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...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2014) 8 (4): 383–389.
Published: 01 September 2014
... projects of salvaging and sorting [a Chinese folk] medicine, 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...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2010) 4 (2): 229–253.
Published: 01 June 2010
...橋 ( Shan 1983 , 10b). 5 After all the stagnant water had 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...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2009) 3 (2-3): 287–314.
Published: 01 September 2009
... the camp, the ultimate trope of freedom, are most commonly conveyed, in memories as well as in histories, as truly Tarzan-like adventures—as wandering through the forest, with just a compass, a (school) map, and a rope for friends to hold. If not speared (and eaten), the escapees are brought back to...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 January 2015) 9 (2): 225–227.
Published: 01 January 2015
... Japan's struggle with 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...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2016) 10 (4): 337–339.
Published: 01 December 2016
... technology.” But 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...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2017) 11 (2): 297–300.
Published: 01 June 2017
... an account of the inheritance of acquired 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...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2017) 11 (4): 613–616.
Published: 01 December 2017
... memories of diverse humanity into a coherent whole. Here, the disciplinary boundaries that too often divide nature, economy, culture, or society with different logics dissolve. Tsing draws from the work of ecologists, mycologists, and other natural scientists to reconstruct why and how the global mushroom...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2017) 11 (3): 441–444.
Published: 01 September 2017
... invitation to write this short piece—it has 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 March 2019) 13 (1): 1–4.
Published: 01 March 2019
... Kanamori and his idiosyncratic approach to STS via European philosophy and reflections on biopolitics. Even so, 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...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (2): 147–152.
Published: 01 December 2007
... During this period, analysis of history of science from the viewpoint of Imperialism was usually considered to be biased, to be made as part of the oppositional propaganda against American Capitalist Imperialism. Also during this period, while sporadic personal memories of colonial experiences were...