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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2010) 4 (1): 7–29.
Published: 01 March 2010
...W. Calvin Ho; Benjamin Capps; Teck Chuan Voo In this paper, we attempt to elucidate a “public” that has emerged in response to the work of the Bioethics Advisory Committee (BAC)—an expert body appointed by the Singapore Government—that culminated in the publication of two reports relating to stem...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2010) 4 (1): 31–51.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Margaret Elizabeth Sleeboom-Faulkner This study probes into what public Chinese stem cell scientists involve in defining what is ‘good research practice’. Thomas Gieryn in 1983 argued that scientists draw up boundaries between the realm of ‘real science’ and that of ‘pseudoscience’ in order to...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2016) 10 (3): 229–246.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Ryuma Shineha This article aims to describe time-lined changes in the topics and framings of stem cell research (SCR) and regenerative medicine (RM) in Japanese mass media after the 1990s. Seventy-four hundred news articles were collected and analyzed for co-word network structures. Network changes...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2008) 2 (3): 433–438.
Published: 01 September 2008
... ICT. So does stem cell research. So do nuclear weapons. So does science education. But they reference several different, changing, and often related, center-periphery histories and movements of material, people, and ideas. Conceptual innovation in this area promises to be of great interest to those in...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 November 2012) 6 (4): 497–518.
Published: 01 November 2012
...Leo Kim A state's stem cell policy characteristically reflects its general approach to governance. This article studies the different trajectories of stem cell policy in the United Kingdom and South Korea from 1997 to 2009, with special attention to the legitimation of stem cell research practices...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2015) 9 (4): 397–412.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Suli Sui; Margaret Sleeboom-Faulkner As in other areas of science, the conditions under which stem cell research develops are crucial to the development of its knowledge products. Material and intellectual resources, governance, and culture are factors that underlie the realization of science. The...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2017) 11 (3): 353–372.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Prasanna Kumar Patra; Margaret Sleeboom-Faulkner Based on a case study of a clinical stem cell intervention (CSCI) center in Chennai, India, this article explores distinct entrepreneurial strategies for the promotion of unrecognized clinical stem cell applications in India. It shows that the center...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 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 (1 June 2018) 12 (2): 225–230.
Published: 01 June 2018
...Michael M. J. Fischer Ong Aihwa , Fungible Life: Experiment in the Asian City of Life Durham, NC : Duke University Press , 2016 . 284 pp. $94.95 hardcover, $25.95 paperback. Thompson Charis , Good Science: The Ethical Choreography of Stem Cell Research Cambridge, MA...
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Published: 01 June 2018
Fig. 2 Korean government-funded stem cell R&D expenditures by type, converted to 2012 USD (₩1126.87 = $1 (per http://ecos.bok.or.kr ). Sources: Korean Ministry of Education, Science, and Technology 2006–11 , Biotech Policy Research Center (2007 , 2011 ). Fig. 2 Korean government-funded More
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Published: 01 December 2011
Fig. 1   Strawstack in southern Cambodia made primarily of long-stem traditional rice varieties. Photograph by the author, February 2010 Fig. 1 . Strawstack in southern Cambodia made primarily of long-stem traditional rice varieties. Photograph by the author, February 2010 More
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Published: 01 December 2011
Fig. 2   Southern Cambodian farmer exhibiting long-stem traditional variety under organic cultivation. Photograph by the author, October 2009 Fig. 2 . Southern Cambodian farmer exhibiting long-stem traditional variety under organic cultivation. Photograph by the author, October 2009 More
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Published: 01 November 2012
Fig. 2   South Korean president Lee Myung-bak visiting stem cell laboratory at Seoul National University on 16 September 2011 after the resignation of the former chief researcher, Woosuk Hwang. Yonhap News Fig. 2 . South Korean president Lee Myung-bak visiting stem cell laboratory at Seoul More
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Published: 01 June 2015
Fig. 1   South Korean stem cell R&D network in 2005 (source: Kim 2011 ) * Circle size corresponds to the amount of allocated R&D fund. ** Discipline: blue: medical, red: veterinary, yellow: biology, green: bioethics Fig. 1 . South Korean stem cell R&D network in 2005 (source: Kim More
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Published: 01 June 2015
Fig. 2   South Korean stem cell R&D network in 2011 (graphic by NodeXL) * Circle size corresponds to the amount of allocated R&D fund. ** Background: MD: medical, VT: veterinary, RD: radiology Fig. 2 . South Korean stem cell R&D network in 2011 (graphic by NodeXL) * Circle size More
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2012) 6 (3): 401–414.
Published: 01 September 2012
...Jennifer A. Liu Stem cell science is a modern global form, yet it serves deeply social and often nationalistic visions of the role of biotechnology, and its practices and meanings are contingent and situated. In this paper, I show how stem cell research represents a deliberate conjoining of...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2018) 12 (2): 123–142.
Published: 01 June 2018
...Koichi Mikami Abstract On 28 January 2014, Haruko Obokata and her colleagues held a press conference regarding their new method of producing stem cells. The cells, named STAP (stimulus-triggered acquisition of pluripotency) cells, were of considerable interest not only for stem cell scientists but...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2010) 4 (4): 565–583.
Published: 01 December 2010
... processes. It allows individuals to present their views as whole pictures, complete with inherent ambiguities and complexities. Embodied, holistic views stem from mutual understanding of everyday events shared among members of a society. Everyday understanding relies on common sense, a spontaneous...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2011) 5 (3): 329–339.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Haidan Chen Cord-blood banking has become an important component in the development of stem-cell innovation and regenerative medicine, but this field is also characterized by acute uncertainty. This essay explores China's public–private banking model through an empirical case study of the Tianjin...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 November 2012) 6 (4): 453–464.
Published: 01 November 2012
... theoretical approach based on Gilles Deleuze and Félix Guattari's notion of assemblages, which differs significantly from Latourian actor network theory. The concept's analytic advantages are illustrated by a case study of Taiwan's campaign to stem HIV transmission among injection drug users. It is hoped that...