ERIC Number: ED152542
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978-Jan
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Newsletter on Science, Technology & Human Values, Number 22.
Shelanski, Vivien B., Ed.
This publication contains many news items such as meeting and conference descriptions and dates, proposed and current legislative action, publication descriptions, and topical articles. The items all pertain to the impact on humanity of science and technology. In this issue, news items include NSF, NEH, and AAAS meeting and seminar notices, notices and descriptions of programs being offered at various universities, and descriptions of recent publications. Sections containing news from societies and a meetings calendar are included as are two feature sections. The first feature section deals with recombinant DNA, reviewing recent books, discussing the U.S. Senate interest in recombinant DNA research, and relating notes on a recent conference on recombinant DNA. The second section contains articles on professional ethics; these articles consider the role of the professional scientist in our society, and include a bibliography on professional ethics. A general bibliography is included. (MR)
Descriptors: Ethics, Philosophy, Science Education, Science History, Sciences, Scientific Enterprise, Social Problems, Technological Advancement, Technology
Newsletter on Science, Technology & Human Values, Aiken Computation Laboratory 231, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 (no price quoted)
Publication Type: Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Endowment for the Humanities (NFAH), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Harvard Univ., Cambridge, MA. Aiken Computation Lab.