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Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data

Committee on Science, Engineering, and Public Policy (U.S.). Panel on Scientific Responsibility and the Conduct of Research.

Responsible science : ensuring the integrity of the research process / Panel on Scientific Responsibility and the Conduct of Research, Committee on Science, Engineering, and Public Policy, National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Engineering, Institute of Medicine.

p. cm.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

ISBN 0-309-04591-6

1. Research—Moral and ethical aspects. 2. Responsibility. I. Title.

Q180.55.M67C66 1992

174′.95—dc20

92-10780

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