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Fearful Intimacies

COVID-19 and the Reshaping of Human–Microbial Relations

Carmen McLeod, Eleanor Hadley Kershaw, and Brigitte Nerlich

: Research England and The Hub for Biotechnology in the Built Environment, Newcastle University, supporting Carmen McLeod; and the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council along with the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council [grant

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Ian Moll

exchange of information between all digital devices possible: hence, the ‘network society’. Other areas of technological progress in the 3IR have depended increasingly on computerisation. In the 1970s, biotechnology saw the first use of computers to

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Putting Anthropology into Global Health

A Century of Anti–Human African Trypanosomiasis Campaigns in Angola

Jorge Varanda and Josenando Théophile

context in substantial ways. Undertaking these excursions into the field underscored the geographic and historical extension of global health in action. This was tangible in the trail of global health projects’ bio-technological detritus that extended

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Whose Reality Counts?

Emergent Dalitbahujan Anthropologists

Reddi Sekhara Yalamala

willingness to be accommodated within the military and within corporate and biotechnology pursuits related to empire in India is a problem that will not be easy to resolve. Nearly two decades ago, Nancy Scheper-Hughes called for an ‘anthropology of the

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American Extraterritorial Legislation

The Data Gathering behind the Sanctions

Ali Laïdi

-called ‘fundamental and emerging’ technologies. Here again, the ambiguities of the legislation allow for the prohibition of the export of many technologies across diverse sectors: from biotechnology, artificial intelligence, microprocessors, autonomous vehicles

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Toxic Sensorium

Agrochemicals in the African Anthropocene

Serena Stein and Jessie Luna

. “ Pesticides Abuse and Health Implications in Ghana: A Review .” International Journal of Environment, Agriculture and Biotechnology 4 ( 3 ): 874 – 883 . doi: 10.22161/ijeab/4.3.39 . 10.22161/ijeab/4.3.38 Agard-Jones , Vanessa. 2016 . “Chemical Kin

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Eugene N. Anderson, Jodie Asselin, Jessica diCarlo, Ritwick Ghosh, Michelle Hak Hepburn, Allison Koch, and Lindsay Vogt

, nuclear technology, biotechnology, and fracking. However, his simplistic conception of the state ignores the problematic history of state dispossession that has often worked through these same innovations and through the narrative of environmentalism at

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The Lived Temporalities of Prognosis

Fixing and Unfixing Futures

Dikaios Sakellariou, Nina Nissen, and Narelle Warren

planned death to an unplanned survival ( Block 2020 ). Introducing this term, Pamela Block (2020) called attention to the social and bio-technological advances that are widely available, even expected, within biomedicine and which have made possible the

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Decoupling Seascapes

An Anthropology of Marine Stock Enhancement Science in Japan

Shingo Hamada

, the biotechnological industry, and research tools and technologies and other nonhuman things, he explores the beliefs and actions of marine biologists as ebbing and flowing between dual vision of oceans (i.e., oceans as full of lives with the potential

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Laurent Berger

technological and organizational innovations, particularly in urban planning, artificial intelligence, biotechnology, nanotechnology, renewable energy, nuclear fusion, and ecosystems protection programs. The contemporary development of carbon capture/storage and