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The Price of TruthHow Money Affects the Norms of Science$
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David B. Resnik

Print publication date: 2007

Print ISBN-13: 9780195309782

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2007

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195309782.001.0001

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 Science and Mammon

 Science and Mammon

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(p.3) One Science and Mammon
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The Price of Truth
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David B. Resnik (Contributor Webpage)

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195309782.003.0001

This chapter describes the financial and economic aspects of modern science. It discusses industry and government funding of research, as well as technology transfer. It also examines some significant case studies involving money and science, such as the Human Genome Project, Nancy Olivieri, Merck and Vioxx, tobacco research, Jesse Gelsinger’s death in a gene therapy clinical trial, John Moore’s cell line, and embryonic stem cell research. An overview of the book is also provided.

Keywords:   financial aspects, funding, cases studies

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