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A bio-objects approach to biosecurity: the " mutant flu " controversy as a bio-objectification process The governance of biological emergencies has been an important issue during the last decade. Much policy work has been done on the topic, aiming at covering the necessities associated to bio-preparedness – ie, preparedness for biological threats. In this(More)
This article poses the question of whether biobanking practices and standards are giving rise to the construction of populations from which various biobanking initiatives increasingly draw on for legitimacy? We argue that although recent biobanking policies encourage various forms of engagement with publics to ensure legitimacy, different biobanks(More)
2 The conference organization gratefully acknowledges for the support of our sponsors. See last page. 1 Plenary Presentations 12 1.1 Movement of walking machines 12 1.2 Consciousness as global constraint satisfaction: from control to automaticity 13 1.3 Dynamic system thinking: What does it do for understanding movement? 13 1.4 Simulated actions: an(More)
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