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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2013) 7 (1): 7-33.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Masato Fukushima This article analyzes the emergent new discipline known as chemical biology as part of the rapidly developing postgenomic research agenda. Despite chemical biology's academic as well as political significance in terms of its expected contribution to drug discovery, the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2016) 10 (1): 5-27.
Published: 01 March 2016
... research group had reported that most of their Japanese subjects had the UGT2B17 deletion ( Okano et al. 2013 ). One could now believe that a new postgenomic era in sports doping regulation was about to begin, incorporating racial and ethnic categories. To understand this use of racial categories in...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2014) 8 (1): 141-142.
Published: 01 March 2014
...Kai Khiun Liew Rajan Kaushik Sunder , Biocapital: The Constitution of Postgenomic Life Durham, NC : Duke University Press , 2006 . 343 pp . $94.95, hardcover; $25.95 paperback . 15 09 2012 15 09 2012 © Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2014 In a...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2018) 12 (2): 143-164.
Published: 01 June 2018
...Myungsim Kim; Jongyoung Kim; Hee-Je Bak Abstract This study analyzed the influence of the Hwang scandal on the stem cell research community and research governance systems in South Korea. In contrast to the claims of some critics that the fraud scandal might raise doubts about Korean stem cell...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2011) 5 (3): 341-357.
Published: 01 September 2011
... the patenting domain in general and of biomedical innovation in particular. Third, it explores the basis for China's challenge in this domain and its implications for the control of future health technologies. B. Salter Global Biopolitics Research Group, Department of Political Economy, King's...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2013) 7 (1): 69-85.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Aihwa Ong Contrary to claims that view the life sciences as having similar effects everywhere, I draw on research in the Biopolis of Singapore to examine how an assemblage of global and situated elements engenders conditions that crystallize scientific inquiries and orient social effects in the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2009) 3 (2-3): 367-383.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Catherine Waldby In late 2003, the Singaporean government launched Biopolis, a life sciences technopole that brings key Singaporean biomedical research institutes together with global and local biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies and governance bodies. The government has allocated generous...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2013) 7 (2): 261-281.
Published: 01 June 2013
... sequence, it is probably no surprise that participants of the symposium were hotly debating the hows and whats of the next, postgenomic, phase of genetic research. Most of the researchers in the hall seemed to be convinced that the emerging work on gene function and expression would require new forms of...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2015) 9 (3): 233-252.
Published: 01 June 2015
... the increase in international collaborations, researchers have rarely paid attention to the structural pattern of internal collaboration among individual actors that reflects culturally embedded characteristics in East Asia. To fill this gap, this study explores research collaboration in South Korea...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2014) 8 (1): 107-139.
Published: 01 March 2014
...Volker Scheid During the first decade of the twenty-first century, a network composed of politicians, regulators, bioscientists, clinical researchers, and Chinese medicine specialists has emerged that seeks to bridge an imagined gulf between the modern West and ancient China in order to create a...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2008) 2 (1): 73-92.
Published: 01 March 2008
... reconfigured as a form of labour—experimental or clinical labour. The research hospital clinic therefore emerges as an export labour zone in `experimental body work.' Melinda Cooper is a lecturer in the Department of Sociology, University of Sydney and Visiting Lecturer in the Centre for Biomedicine and...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2008) 2 (3): 303-326.
Published: 01 September 2008
.... We then turn to emergent trends: going to and coming from beyond the West, complicating the issues, and intensive localizing and comparative research. Next, we discuss themes that cut across considerations of gender, reproductive technologies, and related issues in East Asia: issues of imperialisms...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2012) 6 (3): 379-399.
Published: 01 September 2012
... with what Latour has termed “matters of concern,” are techniques of governmentality that advance the nationalist agenda of the state in citizens' everyday lives, use pharmaceuticals as boundary objects and focal points of communication between researchers and policy makers in receptive environments...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2013) 7 (2): 243-259.
Published: 01 June 2013
... scene, organ donation and brain death are interpreted through economic practices. Overseas transplantation seems to be a more realistic option under these conditions. Although there are few statistics about overseas transplants, a research group of the Ministry of Health, Labor, and Welfare estimated...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2014) 8 (4): 439-460.
Published: 01 August 2014
... intangible cultural heritage stewardship digital archives India On a hot day in July 2007 I arrived at the New Delhi offices of the Indian central government's Council for Scientific and Industrial Research. The reason for my visit was an interview with Dr. A. C. Sharma (a pseudonym), a computer...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2016) 10 (1): 1-4.
Published: 01 March 2016
... interventions were done for therapeutic purposes, in the sense that lost bodily functions were replaced and restored. And yet at the same time those therapeutic interventions resulted in the enhancement of his capabilities. This special issue brings together original scholarly articles whose research...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2009) 3 (1): 51-72.
Published: 01 March 2009
... the past two decades, pharmaceuticals and the pharmaceutical industry have become more standardized and globalized, and since the 1990s an increasing number of prescription drugs have been developed and marketed. This trend has made global pharmaceuticals an important and emerging object for research...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2010) 4 (1): 53-75.
Published: 01 March 2010
... potentiality, biomedical research based on cord blood or other human tissue have attracted venture-capital investments as well as funding from government and academia worldwide ( Rajan 2006 ; Waldby 2002 ). Under the name of “bioeconomy” ( Rose 2007 ) or “tissue economies” ( Waldby and Mitchell 2006 ), the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2018) 12 (4): 519-540.
Published: 01 December 2018
... scientists, helping devise ethics protocols for stem cell research that are both global and attentive to local demands, thereby synthesizing new global “interoperable standards,” to use computer lingo, in which China, for instance, is seen not as either importer or follower but a market-making producer...