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Published: 01 September 2011
Fig. 2   Answers to the question “Is it possible that issues will emerge from progress in life sciences of behavior, mind, or cognitive function?” (percent agreement = 88%, number of respondents = 43). Note that total percentage of respondents is not always 100% (see “Analysis” in “Methods More
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2011) 5 (3): 359–374.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Fig. 2   Answers to the question “Is it possible that issues will emerge from progress in life sciences of behavior, mind, or cognitive function?” (percent agreement = 88%, number of respondents = 43). Note that total percentage of respondents is not always 100% (see “Analysis” in “Methods...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2019) 13 (1): 5–6.
Published: 01 March 2019
... ). Finally, we also commissioned two authors to review different books on the German natural philosopher Ernst Haeckel ( Huang 2017 ; Inaba 2017 ). Second, among the book review authors who kindly contributed to EASTS from 2012 to 2017, around 25 percent were affiliated with research or educational...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2015) 9 (3): 275–293.
Published: 01 June 2015
... in foreign-born scientists and engineers in the United States. In 2010, 27 percent of US scientists and engineers were foreign born; among these, 19 percent held a doctorate as their highest degree ( National Science Board 2014 ). With its high presence of foreign-born scientists and engineers, the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2012) 6 (3): 321–334.
Published: 01 September 2012
... those surveyed had the chance to respond. In total we received answers from 364 patients with mental illness and 210 family members; 64 percent of patients and 68 percent of family members were female. Marital status varied: 64 percent of patients were single, compared with only 39 percent of family...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2016) 10 (3): 229–246.
Published: 01 September 2016
.... 1 ) and repeatedly expressed anticipation about its application to RM. At that time, using an Internet questionnaire for the readers of Asahi-Shimbun , Shineha et al. (2010) found that most respondents were familiar with the terms iPSC (73.7 percent answered they knew the term iPS cell ) and...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2011) 5 (4): 567–572.
Published: 01 December 2011
... complex picture. From 1983 to 1999, respondents in four nationwide surveys showed high confidence that technological development would enhance social well-being (the rates of positive responses in these surveys ranged from 76.1 to 91.6 percent), and most people believed that science and technology offered...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2017) 11 (3): 433–436.
Published: 01 September 2017
... conference's intended audience—predominantly female senior high school students and graduate students in science. The gender disparity in the sciences, especially natural sciences and engineering, is recognized worldwide: among university students in the natural sciences in 2004, 67.8 percent were male as...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2011) 5 (3): 341–357.
Published: 01 September 2011
... globalizing trend in patenting: the nonresident filings' share of total patent filings increased from 35.7 percent in 1995 to 43.6 percent in 2006 ( World Intellectual Property Organization 2008: 31 ). As the globalization of patenting practice has become steadily more marked, it has been matched by the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2011) 5 (4): 505–528.
Published: 01 December 2011
... of information for the New Zealand public. Despite the popularity of television and the growth of online media, a 2008 newspaper readership survey found that 1.6 million New Zealanders read a newspaper on a daily basis and that 80 percent of all homeowners read a newspaper each week ( Newspaper...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2016) 10 (2): 211–214.
Published: 01 June 2016
... industrial products, such as gasoline, metals and machinery, timber and woodenwares, lime, paper, matches, and cement. Among these, coal comprised more than 50 percent of the primary cargo (55). For conflicts associated with railway technology transfer, sources for research can be found in local chronicles...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2012) 6 (2): 167–197.
Published: 01 June 2012
... US$2.5 billion in 1992, equivalent to only 1.58 percent and 2.23 percent of the corresponding figures in the United States and Japan. In 2003, China spent US$20 billion in R&D, or 7.14 percent and 15.87 percent of that spent in the United States and Japan ( National Bureau of Statistics 2006...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2011) 5 (3): 409–415.
Published: 01 September 2011
... States, France, and Japan. After the announcement of this contract, the approval rating of President Lee Myung Bak, who flew to the UAE on 26 December to support the KEPCO consortium in their bid, immediately rose from around 30 percent to almost 50 percent. South Korea then signed a subsequent pact with...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2012) 6 (2): 259–265.
Published: 01 June 2012
..., his position became strongest among all the competing candidates. Eventually, several groups of scientists proposed different ideas to Lee, two of which he adopted. First, he promised that, if elected, he would increase the portion of funding for basic research from about 25 to 50 percent in five...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2014) 8 (1): 81–106.
Published: 01 March 2014
... regarding local health care practices. In research conducted in the Philippines, a markedly low percentage of informants (18 percent or less) had any concerns regarding the safety of their local health care practices. The second assumption, which stems from the first, is the ethnocentric perception that the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2017) 11 (1): 71–90.
Published: 01 March 2017
... community wells may coexist with these infrastructures, although they may also be regulated by the state or are threatened by development-induced groundwater depletion and pollution. UN-HABITAT has predicted that 60 percent of the world's population will be urbanized in the next two decades, and the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2011) 5 (4): 441–459.
Published: 01 December 2011
... available at publication), 0.16 percent of the agricultural production in Cambodia was organic ( IFOAM and FiBL 2008 , 2010 ). Although this is higher than all neighboring Southeast Asian countries, including Thailand, Laos, and Vietnam, as well as more distant island nations, it appears low because most...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2018) 12 (4): 551–554.
Published: 01 December 2018
... sciences and humanities, at least) that race and ethnicity are socially constructed categories with no genetic basis whatsoever. Indeed, as she reminds us, the Human Genome Project showed that 99.9 percent of our genes are shared by the entire human race (1). She provides a number of answers to this...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 August 2014) 8 (4): 487–490.
Published: 01 August 2014
... 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 Agriculture and US Wheat...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2011) 5 (3): 291–311.
Published: 01 September 2011
... Times ( Shengming Shibao ), a popular newspaper on health-care issues, 43 percent of doctors admit to having a “love-and-fear” relationship with their profession, 98 percent complain about mental and emotional stress, and 80 percent pinpoint the greatest source of their stress in yihuan guanxi : the...