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The Next Pandemic: On the Front Lines Against Humankind's Gravest Dangers

The Next Pandemic: On the Front Lines Against Humankind's Gravest Dangers (Hardback)

By Khan, Ali; With Patrick, William

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During the 2014 Ebola crisis, the public watched with rapt attention as a handful of Americans contracted the deadly fever and were transported to treatment facilities in the United States. We charted the movements of Dr. Craig Spencer, whose three-mile jog and subway ride to a b ...

ISBN 9781610395915
Published 1 August 2016 by The Perseus Books Group
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Tainted

Tainted (Paperback)

By Shrader-Frechette, Kristin

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Three-fourths of scientific research in the United States is funded by special interests. Many of these groups have specific practical goals, such as developing pharmaceuticals or establishing that a pollutant causes only minimal harm. For groups with financial conflicts of inter ...

ISBN 9780190603816
Published 9 June 2016 by Oxford University Press (R)
Interest Age All ages
Series Environmental Ethics & Science Policy Series
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The Price of Truth: How Money Affects the Norms of Science

The Price of Truth: How Money Affects the Norms of Science (Hardback)

By Resnik, David B.

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Modern science is big business. This book examines some of the important and difficult questions resulting from the financial and economic aspects of modern science such as: How does money affect scientific research? Have scientists become entrepreneurs bent on making money inste ...

ISBN 9780195309782
Published 1 December 2006 by Oxford University Press (R)
Interest Age Young Adults
Series Practical & Professional Ethics
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Playing Politics with Science: Balancing Scientific Independence and Government Oversight

Playing Politics with Science: Balancing Scientific Independence and Government Oversight (Hardback)

By Resnik, David B.

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Here David B. Resnik explores the philosophical, political, and ethical issues related to the politicalization of science and develops a conceptual framework for thinking about government restrictions on scientific practice

ISBN 9780195375893
Published 28 May 2009 by Oxford University Press (R)
Interest Age Young Adults
Series Practical & Professional Ethics
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Ethics, Prevention, and Public Health

Ethics, Prevention, and Public Health (Hardback)

Edited by Dawson, Angus; Verweij, Marcel

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What role should the law play in regulating risks? What limits do we wish to place upon public health activities? Addressing such questions, this book explores various issues in public health ethics using the resources of moral theory, political philosophy, philosophy of science, ...

ISBN 9780199290697
Published 18 January 2007 by Oxford University Press (R)
Interest Age All ages
Series Issues in Biomedical Ethics
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Collisions and Collaboration: The Organization of Learning in the Atlas Experiment at the LHC

Collisions and Collaboration: The Organization of Learning in the Atlas Experiment at the LHC (Hardback)

By Boisot, Max; Nordberg, Markus; Yami, Said; Nicquevert, Bertrand

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The Large Hadron Collider at CERN is the world's largest scientific experiment involving 3,000 scientists from 38 countries. Here a team of organization theorists collaborate with leading figures at CERN to understand how this project has been organized and what lessons can be le ...

ISBN 9780199567928
Published 28 July 2011 by Oxford University Press (R)
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Writing Science: How to Write Papers That Get Cited and Proposals That Get Funded

Writing Science: How to Write Papers That Get Cited and Proposals That Get Funded (Hardback)

By Schimel, Joshua

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Writing Science is a much-needed guide to succeeding in modern science. It equips science students, scientists, and professionals across a wide range of scientific and technical fields with the tools needed to communicate effectively.

ISBN 9780199760237
Published 14 December 2011 by Oxford University Press (R)
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Law in the Laboratory: A Guide to the Ethics of Federally Funded Science Research

Law in the Laboratory: A Guide to the Ethics of Federally Funded Science Research (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Charrow, Robert P.

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The National Institutes of Health and the National Science Foundation together fund more than $40 billion of research annually in the US and around the globe. Suitable for those who want to learn how federal legislation and regulations affect laboratory research, this primer reve ...

ISBN 9780226101651
Published 15 July 2010 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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Innovation Policy and the Economy: 2010: v. 11

Innovation Policy and the Economy: 2010: v. 11 (Hardback)

Edited by Lerner, Josh A.; Stern, Scott

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Covers such issues as an exploration of innovation challenges in the health care and clean technology industries and the implications for public policy, a reconsideration of static antitrust analysis on innovation incentives, an examination of innovations in governance that encou ...

ISBN 9780226473376
Published 15 February 2011 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
Interest Age Young Adults
Series National Bureau of Economic Research Innovation Policy and the Economy
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Limited by Design: R and D Laboratories in the U.S. National Innovation System

Limited by Design: R and D Laboratories in the U.S. National Innovation System (Hardback)

By Crow, Michael; Bozeman, Barry

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A unique survey of the past, present, and future roles of the diverse U.S. research and development laboratories, offering policy makers and scientists a blueprint for the best utilization of these facilities.

ISBN 9780231109826
Published 15 September 2002 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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