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Fungible life : experiment in the Asian city of life / Aihwa Ong.

By: Ong, Aihwa.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookCall no.: HD9999.B443S5 O54 2016Publication: Durham : Duke University Press, 2016Description: xxiv, 284 p.ISBN: 9780822362647 (pbk.); 0822362643 (pbk.); 9780822362494 (hardcover); 082236249X (hardcover).Subject(s): Biopolis (Singapore) | Research parks -- Singapore | Medical sciences -- Research -- Asia | Biotechnology -- Political aspects -- Asia | Biotechnology -- Moral and ethical aspects -- Asia
Contents:
Where the wild genes are -- An atlas of Asian diseases -- Smoldering fire -- The productive uncertainty of bioethics -- Virtue and expatriate scientists -- Perturbing life -- A single wave -- "Viruses don't carry passports" -- The "athlete gene" in China's future -- Epilogue: A DNA bridge and an octopus's garden.
List(s) this item appears in: New Books 2017-09 (Foreign)
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [257]-270) and index.

Where the wild genes are -- An atlas of Asian diseases -- Smoldering fire -- The productive uncertainty of bioethics -- Virtue and expatriate scientists -- Perturbing life -- A single wave -- "Viruses don't carry passports" -- The "athlete gene" in China's future -- Epilogue: A DNA bridge and an octopus's garden.

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