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Contents Series Foreword Preface Acknowledgments Chapter 1: An Uneasy Balance Chapter 2: Big Science Essay 1: Funding Biomedical Research Essay 2: Choosing Research Directions Chapter 3: Who owns the genome? Essay 1: Who owns Life? Essay 2: The Canavan Disease Patent Case Chapter 4: Manufacturing Children Essay 1: Brave New World revisited Essay 2: The Asilomar Conference on Recombinant DNA Chapter 5: Protecting the Public Essay 1: Seminal Events Essay 2: Placebo Controls in Clinical Research Chapter 6: Cosmetic Science Essay 1: Setting Limits on Expert Testimony Essay 2: DNA Forensics in Criminal Trials Chapter 7: Selling Science Essay: Responsible Journalism Chapter 8: Concealing Evidence Essay 1: The Academic¿Industrial Complex and Conflict of Interest Essay 2: The Darker Side of Science Chapter 9: Science in the National Interest Essay 1: Emerging Diseases Essay 2: Limiting Research in an Age of Bioterrorism Chapter 10: Science Misunderstood Essay: Mad Cow Disease, International Trade and the Loss of Public Trust Chapter 11: Dangers in the Environment Essay 1: Environmental Poisoning Essay 2: Can We Ever Be Safe? Chapter 12: Who Lives and Who Dies? Essay 1: Animals as Organ Factories Essay 2: Is There a Right to Die? Chapter 13: Concluding Remarks Index
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Medicine -- Research -- Government policy.
Medicine -- Research -- Moral and ethical aspects.