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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2017) 11 (3): 417–419.
Published: 01 September 2017
... linguistic system.” Or, he asks, “Would it not become an alternative biology that is incommensurable with today's molecular biology?” (392). To these concerns, I have two things to say: First, yes, of course, old agendas would persist. My aim, however, is to encourage the development of new agendas, perhaps...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2013) 7 (1): 7–33.
Published: 01 March 2013
... products chemistry in general) had a long, successful tradition in Japan, the rapid development of molecular biology and the advent of new analytical instruments such as ultraviolet-visible spectroscopy, nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy, and high-performance liquid chromatography in the postwar...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2014) 8 (1): 107–139.
Published: 01 March 2014
... overthrow the “molecularization” practices that tied together biology and medicine during the twentieth century and on which the concept of the “magic bullet” is based ( Chadarevian and Kamminga 1998 ), they take a stance vis-à-vis biomedicine not all too dissimilar to that of modernizers such as Shen Ziyin...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2017) 11 (3): 405–409.
Published: 01 September 2017
... methodological basis for systems biology is a holistic rather than an analytic approach. Moreover, her focus on the dynamic interactivity between the part and the whole, given that the research of molecular biologists today delves more deeply into the processes that entities are engaged in than into the entities...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2017) 11 (3): 373–382.
Published: 01 September 2017
... current research in systems biology introduces us. © 2017 Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2017 biological entities processes nouns verbs In an article published in the New York Times , reporting on yet another upset to received views of the ways in which cells make use of...
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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
... molecular biology laboratory saw data and materials as its holdings that could be transferred only within its perimeter. Furthermore, scientific knowledge production, for individual researchers, is not only a matter of scholarly contribution to the scientific community at large, but also a matter of...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2017) 11 (3): 391–395.
Published: 01 September 2017
... kinds of people we call individuals” (10). In her conclusion, therefore, Keller returns to her starting point, outlining a verb-based molecular biology. She suggests: Let us take genes to refer not to particular, more or less well marked sections of the DNA, but to the phenotypically crucial process of...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2018) 12 (2): 225–230.
Published: 01 June 2018
... : MIT Press , 2013 . 343 pp. $40.00 hardcover. Copyright © 2018 Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2018 These two books each touch on the molecular biology revolution in Asia (Singapore and South Korea in Thompson’s case; Singapore and Shenzhen, China, in Ong’s). Charis Thompson...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2013) 7 (1): 69–85.
Published: 01 March 2013
... profit making. The great promise of biocapital (economically enhanced biotechnologies) surely transcends monetary capital to include a raft of material and nonmaterial benefits. For instance, researchers in the Biopolis (and elsewhere) are eager to capitalize on molecular biology, biostatistics, and...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2017) 11 (1): 127–131.
Published: 01 March 2017
... sequences is not in practice comprehensible to individuals who know nothing of molecular biology. Hence a language is needed that can translate the information not only into a communicable form allowing health professionals to conveniently explain—and patients to easily understand—how HIV has been...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2017) 11 (3): 423–431.
Published: 01 September 2017
... molecular biology, and this is after roughly fifty years of just not being a subject. The very term developmental biology was relatively new; previously the subject had been referred to under the name embryology . At the end of the nineteenth century, embryology was a major subject in the biological...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2014) 8 (4): 383–389.
Published: 01 September 2014
... public knowledge is rendered as information of a systematic, comparable, and collectively useful kind. Information models and metaphors that have become hegemonic in molecular biology are accompanied in the contemporary era by the botanical and zoological databases of the environmental sciences, by...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2018) 12 (4): 377–392.
Published: 01 December 2018
... best way to settle the case was to turn to the newly available technique of DNA fingerprinting to establish once and for all whether he was the father of her child. The couple proceeded to the Center for Cellular and Molecular Biology in Hyderabad, where Lalji Singh had developed a novel DNA probe...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2011) 5 (2): 127–134.
Published: 01 June 2011
... distinct arenas are connected or fail to connect. The articles share a focus on the materiality of rice, which manifests differently in different settings. For example, in a molecular biology laboratory rice might mean a solution containing crushed leaf material that is made meaningful through...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2012) 6 (2): 259–265.
Published: 01 June 2012
.... Old professors in the natural sciences still held an “arts and sciences” identity, but young faculty members who worked on solid-state physics, molecular biology, chemical reactions, and geophysics found more similarity in, and actually collaborated with, engineers in electronics, biotechnology...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2010) 4 (4): 601–617.
Published: 01 December 2010
... the history of molecular biology. Many well-known scientists in the field were there and they were saying that the field is dead now; that nobody talks about molecular biology anymore. It has just gone. But they were perfectly cheerful about it. They were even saying: you know, when you think about it...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2011) 5 (3): 359–374.
Published: 01 September 2011
..., eight in pharmaceutical sciences, four in agriculture, two in psychology, and two in dental science. Academic societies : Among the respondents, 73 percent belonged to the Molecular Biology Society of Japan (日本分子生物学会), 39 percent to the Japanese Biochemical Society (日本生化学会), 30 percent to the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2010) 4 (1): 77–97.
Published: 01 March 2010
... discussion of gene therapy: “We must envision the future when new genetics has developed, that is, the ability of scientists who intend not only to investigate inherited abnormality but also to cure it. It is, in a manner, the ultimate goal of molecular biology to manipulate human beings on a cellular level...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2013) 7 (2): 283–309.
Published: 01 June 2013
... the Asian periphery of a bipolar Cold War. Training mostly in Western institutions, scientists such as Motoo Kimura began to construct a new quantified Asian body based on the emerging field of molecular population genetics ( Crow 1994 ; Epperson 1999 ; Keevak 2011 ; Kimura 1968 , 1976 ; Kimura...