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Title Scientific research / Sylvia Engdahl, book editor.

Publication Info. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Greenhaven Press, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning, [2015]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Teen Non-Fiction    507.2 SCI    Will be deleted
Description 253 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series Opposing viewpoints series
Opposing viewpoints series (Unnumbered)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1. Should the government fund scientific research? -- Government-funded scientific research is an investment in the future / Annalee Newitz -- Government funding of scientific research is essential to the public good / Oliver Tonkin -- Government funding lowers the quality of scientific research / Patrick J. Michaels -- Cuts in government funding for science research endanger the national economy / David Eisenberg -- Government funding of medical research injects politics into scientific questions / Michael D. Tanner -- Government research funding is essential for maintaining world leadership in science / Alexander Nakhnikian -- 2. Is there too much regulation of scientific research? -- Excessive federal regulation diverts scientists' time from research / Tobin L. Smith, Josh Trapani, Anthony DeCrappeo, and David Kennedy -- Regulation of government-funded scientific research is justified / Clark Wolf -- Regulations that impede research productivity should be reduced / National Research Council -- Stronger regulation of nanotechnology research is needed for safety / Adam Soliman -- Regulatory impediments hinder innovative research in medicine / Richard A. Epstein -- Scientists agree that geoengineering research should be regulated / David Kramer -- Tight regulation of stem cell research prevents investment required for progress / Jon Entine -- There is inadequate regulation of scientific research useful to terrorists / Jim Sensenbrenner -- 3. Should animals be used in scientific research? -- The grim food of animal research / Wesley J. Smith -- Results from research on animals are not valid when applied to humans / American Anti-Vivisection Society -- Scientific research on animals is vital to advance in medicine / Ross R. Keller -- Not all scientific research on animals is ethically justified / Lori Gruen -- Opposition to animal studies threatens research in psychology / Allyson J. Bennett -- Replacements must be found for animals in scientific research / Hope Ferdowsian -- Alternatives to animal experimentation have limitations / Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics -- Technological alternatives can end the experimental use of animals / George Dvorsky -- 4. Are fraud and misconduct by scientists common? -- Scientific research fraud is on the rise / Associated Press -- Scientific misconduct occurs but is rare / Richard B. Primack -- Reporting of scientific misconduct should go beyond high-profile scandals / Declan Fahy -- Scientific misconduct is less common than implied by the media / Heinrich Rohrer -- Scientific misconduct : more cops, more robbers? / Colin Macilwain -- Fraud and misconduct are threatening scientific research / Alok Jha -- Sometimes scientists are accused of misconduct for political reasons / Christian Smith.
Subject Research
Research -- Social aspects.
Research -- Moral and ethical aspects
Added Author Engdahl, Sylvia editor.
Cover Title Scientific research : opposing viewpoints
ISBN 9780737772883 (hardback)
0737772883 (hardback)
9780737772890 (paperback)
0737772891 (paperback)

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