• Framing regenerative medicine: culturally specific stories of an emerging technoscience

    1 month ago - By Springer

    Abstract
    Civic forms of knowledge, tacitly built around scientific knowledge, reflect culturally specific meanings employed that are put to use in public arenas. Science, technology and society scholarship has developed a theoretical approach to coproduction of science, and postcolonial science studies critique the universalization of Western epistemologies. The present study extends these perspectives in relation to regenerative medicine in Brazil, examining relevant official documents and the understandings of 15 leaders in the local field about scientific progress, international...
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