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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2017) 11 (3): 417–419.
Published: 01 September 2017
..., “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 coexisting with older agendas...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2013) 7 (1): 7–33.
Published: 01 March 2013
... from the title of laboratories. 3 Although antibiotics research (and natural 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...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2014) 8 (1): 107–139.
Published: 01 March 2014
... resilient to the simplifications of biomedicine's still dominant “magic bullet” approach. Inasmuch as systems biologists, or at least some of them, actively seek to overthrow the “molecularization” practices that tied together biology and medicine during the twentieth century and on which the concept of the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2017) 11 (3): 405–409.
Published: 01 September 2017
... 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 their DNA, the...
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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 an obscure and...
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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
... , 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 provides an expert account...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2013) 7 (1): 69–85.
Published: 01 March 2013
... (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 populations not only to create patents but also to provide...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2017) 11 (1): 127–131.
Published: 01 March 2017
... 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 accumulating and changing inside the body...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2017) 11 (3): 423–431.
Published: 01 September 2017
... this subject had been provoked not by concerns about gender but simply by the radical transformation developmental biology was then undergoing. Indeed, in the late 1980s and through the 1990s, developmental biology became one of the hottest subjects of molecular biology, and this is after roughly fifty...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2014) 8 (4): 383–389.
Published: 01 September 2014
... 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 digital...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2018) 12 (4): 377–392.
Published: 01 December 2018
... 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 using the snake Bungarus fasciatus , the Indian banded krait ( Singh and Pandit 2012: 23...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2011) 5 (2): 127–134.
Published: 01 June 2011
... 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 processing and transcription...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2012) 6 (2): 259–265.
Published: 01 June 2012
... 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, chemical engineering, and geoengineering...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2010) 4 (4): 601–617.
Published: 01 December 2010
... sociology of science here. Of course, we have recovered from this over time and historians now bring an admirably broad and naturalistic approach to their work on science. I was in a conference in Berlin last year on the history of molecular biology. Many well-known scientists in the field were there and...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2011) 5 (3): 359–374.
Published: 01 September 2011
... : 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 Japanese Neuroscience Society (日本神経科学学会), 25 percent to the Japanese Cancer Association (日本癌学会), 22 percent to the Japanese Society...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2010) 4 (1): 77–97.
Published: 01 March 2010
... 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” ( McKie 1992 : 184). The Japanese title of this book was, literally, “The...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2013) 7 (2): 283–309.
Published: 01 June 2013
... quantified Asian body based on the emerging field of molecular population genetics ( Crow 1994 ; Epperson 1999 ; Keevak 2011 ; Kimura 1968 , 1976 ; Kimura and Ohta 1971 ; Nagylaki 1989 ; Ohta and Aoki 1985 ; Provine 1971 ; Slatkin and Veuille 2002 ). In these probabilistic models, individuals are...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2016) 10 (3): 291–313.
Published: 01 September 2016
... contents of molecular biology, other scholars have studied the evolving relationship between university life scientists and the business world ( Pisano 2006 ), issues of patentability of biotech products ( Ducor 1998 ), the ethics of pharmaceutical clinical trials ( Fisher 2009 ), and philosophical...