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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2010) 4 (4): 483–501.
Published: 01 December 2010
... industry at every level, from food packaging to the nutritional quality of the food itself. But the very newness of the field has had a significant impact on efforts to establish a dialogue between scientists and the general public on issues surrounding the commercialization of nanotechnology. In such a...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2016) 10 (3): 269–290.
Published: 01 September 2016
... functioned as heterotopic sites that controlled who could produce scientific knowledge and which kinds of scientific objects could become visible. By examining closely the research work of Bernard E. Read, Stephen M. K. Hu, and the team of nutrition scientists from National Jiangsu Medical College, this...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2011) 5 (2): 173–188.
Published: 01 June 2011
... 2011 Biofortification agricultural research rice science micronutrients nutrition CGIAR Biofortification, the enhancement of micronutrient levels of staple crops through biological processes, such as plant breeding and genetic engineering, has gained prominence in recent years as a...
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Published: 01 June 2011
Fig. 2   Feeding trial participants and researchers at one of ten participating convents in Metro Manila. Angelina Felix, Institute of Human Nutrition and Food, University of the Philippines, Los Baños (used with permission) Fig. 2 . Feeding trial participants and researchers at one of ten More
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2011) 5 (4): 573–579.
Published: 01 December 2011
... University scientist makes him an authority on the beriberi archive. Nevertheless, his studies are limited to a “Whiggish” interpretation of history that narrates the inevitable progress toward the discovery of vitamins. Yamashita often cites the immature field of nutritional studies—that is, “vitamins had...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 August 2014) 8 (4): 487–490.
Published: 01 August 2014
... publicity campaign highlighted the nutritional advantages of American wheat and milk over rice. In the 1960s fewer than 15 percent of Taiwanese families ate wheat products at mealtime; by the 1990s around 60 percent did (chapter 4). Donuts, thanks to a publicity drive sponsored by the US Department of...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2013) 7 (3): 527–530.
Published: 01 September 2013
...), in practice it failed to displace pyrethrum, its “chief rival” used in Japan for vector control since the prewar time (106). Aldous and Suzuki move on to the issue of nutrition and disease in chapter 5. Food crises at the onset of the occupation concerned the American occupiers seriously, to the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 January 2015) 9 (2): 217–219.
Published: 01 January 2015
.... Another case concerns the well-known cook Yi-Yin, whose culinary skills enabled him to transform raw ingredients into refined and nutritional dishes for human beings. The last case concerns Yi-Ya, a cook well known for his loyalty to the leaders, as he even butchered his son in order to prepare a special...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2011) 5 (3): 433–435.
Published: 01 September 2011
... nutritional deficiency, and endemic diseases were the biggest health problems in China. The author picks out the social factors at work, including political turbulence, poverty, and folk customs. Ideas from modern Western medicine changed the attitudes of many. The intelligentsia accepted the new medicine...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2010) 4 (4): 565–583.
Published: 01 December 2010
... improve the nutrition of poor people whose rice diet lacks essential micronutrients ( Dubock 2009 ). Country after country has confronted the host of issues first evident with the tomato: will a GM food product ‘work’ for manufacturer-growers, food processers and consumers, within the laws, regulations...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2018) 12 (1): 101–104.
Published: 01 March 2018
... numerous women—who did the pounding by traditional methods—out of a job. Most important, the milling and the polishing (by which the nutritious pericarp is lost) was seen as a potent cause for loss of nutrition and for beriberi, due to the loss of vitamin B1. The rice mills invited a range of nationalist...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2016) 10 (3): 321–324.
Published: 01 September 2016
... authors conclude that “care can be understood as a way of reimagining scientific practice in Latin America” (80). In “Ontological Politics and Latin American Local Knowledges,” Ivan da Costa Marques analyzes the notion of multimistura , a Brazilian nutritional innovation, by presenting three stories that...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2013) 7 (3): 487–504.
Published: 01 September 2013
... Leh. The first NGO to provide support to the Ladakhi amchi was the Leh Nutrition Project (LNP). LNP is an organization that was set up by the Save the Children Fund UK (SCF), originally as a response to a disastrous flooding of the river Indus that occurred in 1978. Because the flood had...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2009) 3 (4): 475–504.
Published: 01 December 2009
... absolutely necessary in order to guard life. Now if the majority of people are unable to afford this level of cleanliness and nutrition, do I alone enjoy cleanliness and nutrition to guard myself? What about the life of all others who lack the resources to do this? If we take these factors into consideration...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2017) 11 (4): 477–497.
Published: 01 December 2017
... could coordinate American military actions, such as the Army Institute of Nutrition ( Anonymous 1944 ), might take a share of medical aid. Its administrators were able to seize power in the Nationalist government. It is clear that the Chinese government could not carry on the mission of improving...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2017) 11 (3): 385–390.
Published: 01 September 2017
... in sparkling water. The key word is “hydration”: water is “essential to life” ( Nestlé 2016 ). Nestlé does not own any springs: its water is produced by distillation. The label on its bottles presents “Nutrition facts,” which list, per serving size, calorie content (0), total fat (0), sodium (0...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2019) 13 (3): 449–463.
Published: 01 September 2019
... organizational alternatives to those dominant in the United States. Lobbying efforts by a parent association whose children suffered from acute lymphoblastic leukemia succeeded in pressuring the National Cancer Institute (NCI) to form the Diet, Nutrition, and Cancer Program in 1974. Research on the viral causes...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2011) 5 (4): 441–459.
Published: 01 December 2011
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2011) 5 (4): 461–477.
Published: 01 December 2011
... quality rice because it was healthier. Regarding health, other consumers noted that nutrition was an important factor. However, nutrition information was not always visible on packaging. For other consumers, purchasing brand-name rice in a package with a specific origin assured quality, while others...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2011) 5 (2): 127–134.
Published: 01 June 2011
... nutritional composition of rice, cultivation techniques, processing methods, and distribution channels. Over the last hundred years, science and technology have affected rice in all its dimensions, thereby playing a pivotal role in the shaping of rice-growing and rice-consuming societies ( Barker et al. 1985...