By David L. Lewis PhD
The executive hires scientists to help its rules; hires them to help its company; and universities lease them to herald provides which are passed out to help executive rules and practices. firms facing medical integrity are designed in basic terms to weed out those that devote fraud in the back of the backs of the associations the place they paintings. the best probability of all is the practical corruption of the medical firm by way of the associations themselves. The technological know-how they bring about is frequently basically an phantasm, designed to lie to; and the scientists they damage to guard that phantasm are usually our greatest. This booklet is set either, starting with Dr. Lewis’s adventure, and finishing with the tale of Dr. Andrew Wakefield.
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Somehow, we must find a way to prevent this illusion from supplanting the real science that is desperately needed to protect public health and the environment. It is up to us to ensure that future generations do not pay the price for the institutional research misconduct that has become such a large part of science during our generation. PRESIDENT DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER’S FAREWELL ADDRESS President Dwight D. Eisenhower on Scientific Research:1 A steadily increasing share is conducted for, by, or at the direction of the Federal government.