Private Interests Count Too
- Mark S. Frankel
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Along with concerns about the deleterious effects of politically driven government intervention on science are the intrusion of private sector interests into the conduct of research and the reporting of its results. Scientists are generally unprepared for the challenges posed by private interests seeking to advance their economic, political, or ideological agendas. They must educate and prepare themselves for assaults on scientific freedom, not because it is a legal right, but rather because social progress depends on it.
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- Private Interests Count Too
Science and Engineering Ethics
Volume 15, Issue 3 , pp 367-373
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- Animal rights extremists
- Corporate interests
- Peer review
- Scientific freedom
- Scientific responsibility
- Mark S. Frankel (1)
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- 1. Scientific Freedom, Responsibility and Law Program, American Association for the Advancement of Science, 1200 New York Ave., NW, Washington, DC, 20005, USA