Table of contents for Current controversies in the biological sciences : case studies of policy challenges from new technologies / Karen F. Greif and Jon F. Merz.

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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			

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Medicine -- Research -- Government policy.
Medicine -- Research -- Moral and ethical aspects.