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Science in the private interest : has the lure of profits corrupted biomedical research?

Author: Sheldon Krimsky
Publisher: Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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How can an academic scientist honour knowledge for its own sake, while also using knowledge as a means to generate wealth? This text investigates the trends & effects of modern, commercialised academic science.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sheldon Krimsky
ISBN: 074251479X 9780742514799 0742543714 9780742543713
OCLC Number: 51342639
Awards: Association of American Publishers PROSE Award, 2003.
Description: xiv, 247 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Stories of the unholy alliance --
University-industry collaborations --
Knowledge as property --
The changing ethos of science --
The redemption of federal advisory committees --
Professors incorporated --
Conflicts of interest --
A question of bias --
The scientific journals --
The demise of public science --
Prospects for a new moral sensibility in academia --
Conclusion: Reinvesting in public interest science.
Responsibility: Sheldon Krimsky.

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University science is now entangled with entrepreneurship, and researchers with a commercial interest are caught in an ethical quandary. Science in the Private Interest investigates the trends and  Read more...

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