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Shobita Parthasarathy

its SAR-CoV-2 testing strategy ( Thompson 2020 ). Three weeks after the Chinese government shared the virus's genome sequence on January 12, the South Korean government approved multiple diagnostic tests developed by its biotechnology sector ( The

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Emerging Kinship in a Changing Middle East

Soraya Tremayne

scientific and global biotechnologies could have been a potential threat to the foundation of kinship and family, it was kinship that took the lead in defining how these technologies could be adapted to fit into its specific cultural mould. For example, with

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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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Sanne van der Hout and Martin Drenthen

provide a more complete understanding of the global cycles that keep the biosphere in balance, offer clues to the basis for many diseases, lead to development of new antimicrobial therapies and present solutions to environmental and biotechnological

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Synthetic Beings and Synthespian Ethics

Embodiment Technologies in Science/Fiction

Jane Stadler

screen and off, this article questions what biotechnological ethics means in 2019, the year in which Blade Runner (Ridley Scott, 1982) is set. Film and television offer rich cultural imaginings of possible scientific and technological miracles, and

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Humans “in the Loop”?

Human-Centrism, Posthumanism, and AI

Nandita Biswas Mellamphy

-Centered Artificial Intelligence. “Home.” (accessed 26 December 2020). 2 “Emerging technologies have been framed in varied ways in different political cultures; biotechnologies, for example, have been developed, responded to, and

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From Ebony to Ivory

‘Cosmetic’ Investments in the Body

Chiara Pussetti

Pursuit of Excellence: Biotechnologies, Enhancement and Body Capital in Portugal’, which has received funding FCT under the grant agreement n§ PTDC/SOC-ANT/30572/2017 under my coordination as PI. References Ahmed , S. ( 1998 ), ‘ Animated Borders

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Jeff Hearn

, and biotechnology have intensified on-field legitimated violence and brutality in some contact sports, notably elite rugby and American football. This influence plays at lower and younger levels. In turn and belatedly, concerns with sport concussions

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After dispossession

Ethnographic approaches to neoliberalization

Oscar Salemink and Mattias Borg Rasmussen

history of dispossession and alienation ( Van Meijl 2012 ); genes and the ways that new biotechnologies expand the ways in which bodies are valued ( Everett 2003 ); DNA and “whiteness” as property embedded in racial hierarchies ( Reardon and TallBear 2012