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On fact and fraud : cautionary tales from the front lines of science

Author: David L Goodstein
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Fraud in science is not as easy to identify as one might think. When accusations of scientific misconduct occur, truth can often be elusive, & the cause of a scientist's ethical misstep isn't always clear. This book looks at actual cases in which fraud was committed or alleged, explaining what constitutes scientific misconduct & what doesn't.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David L Goodstein
ISBN: 9780691139661 0691139660
OCLC Number: 456420584
Description: xiv, 168 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Setting the stage --
In the matter of Robert Andrews Millikan --
Bad news in biology --
Codifying misconduct : evolving approaches in the 1990s --
The cold fusion chronicles --
Fraud in physics --
The breakthrough that wasn't too good to be true --
What have we learned? --
Appendix. Caltech policy on research misconduct.
Responsibility: David Goodstein.
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