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ERIC Number: EJ161096
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Publication Date: 1977
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The Goals of Science
Luria, S. E.
Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, 33, 5, 29-33, May 77
Presents the views of a Nobel Prize winner regarding problems in the relationship between scientific enterprise and society. Examples are given from cancer research relating to cost-benefit misunderstandings and the decision-making machinery that chooses priorities in science. Further examples from recombinant DNA research relate to society's distrust of science and scientists. (CS)
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