Ethics in science : ethical misconduct in scientific research
- John D'Angelo.
- Boca Raton, FL : Taylor & Francis, c2012.
- Physical description
- xvii, 112 p. ; 24 cm.
Chemistry & ChemEng Library (Swain)
|Q180.55 .M67 D36 2012||Unknown|
- D'Angelo, John.
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
- Irresponsible conduct in research: What is it, why does it happen, and how do we identify it when it happens? What constitutes scientific misconduct? Authorship and intellectual property Bad ethics vs. bad science New results that prove old results wrong The whistle-blower's dilemma Wrapping up What happens to those who violate responsible conduct? Human and animal subjects Wrapping up What is peer review's role in responsible conduct in research? Revisiting Vlad and Frankie Can peer reviewers be unethical? Wrapping up What effect on the public does scientific misconduct have? MMR and autism Climategate HIV vaccine Animal rights groups Cold fusion Bernard Kettlewell Electromagnetic field and high-tension power lines Fracking and pollution Wrapping up What constitutes responsible conduct from the point of view of human/animal subjects in research? Can intervention or interference by the federal government result in research misconduct? Can we prevent misconduct in research? Intentional negligence in acknowledgment of previous work Deliberate fabrication of data Deliberate omission of known data that doesn't agree with hypotheses Passing another researcher's data as one's own Publication of results without consent of all the researchers Failure to acknowledge all the researchers who performed the work Conflict-of-interest issues Repeated publication of too-similar results Breach of confidentiality Misrepresenting others' work Wrapping up Case Studies Darwin and Wallace Rangaswamy Srinivasan-VISX patent dispute Schwartz and Mirkin Corey and Woodward Cordova, Scripps Research Institute, and Stockholm University La Clair and hexacyclinol Woodward and quinine DNA David Baltimore and Teresa Imanishi-Kari John Fenn-Yale patent dispute VIOXX(R) Index.
- (source: Nielsen Book Data)
- Publisher's Summary
- Providing the tools necessary for robust debate, Ethics in Science: Ethical Misconduct in Scientific Research explains various forms of scientific misconduct and describes ethical controversies that have occurred in research. The first part of the book includes a description of a variety of ethical violations, why they occur, how they are handled, and what can be done to prevent them along with a discussion of the peer-review process. The second part of the book presents real-life case studies that review the known facts, allowing readers to decide for themselves whether an ethical violation has occurred and if so, what should be done. Discussing the difference between bad science and bad ethics and how to prevent scientific misconduct, this book explains the various forms of scientific misconduct and provides resources for guided discussion of topical controversies.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)
- Publication date
- 9781439840863 (pbk.)
- 1439840865 (pbk.)
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