How can an academic scientist honour knowledge for its own sake, while also using knowledge as a means to generate wealth? This text investigates the trends a effects of modern, commercialised academic science.Has the Lure of Profits Corrupted Biomedical Research? ... We should keep in mind, however, that conflict of interest among scientists is not a uniquely American phenomenon. ... For example, at Swedish universities, which are state owned, private corporations are financing an increasing ... At the prestigious Karolinska Institute, where an estimated one-third of the professorships are financed by private companies, the pharmaceutical giant Astra-Zeneca has exclusive property rights toanbsp;...
|Title||:||Science in the Private Interest|
|Author||:||Sheldon Krimsky, Ralph Nader|
|Publisher||:||Rowman & Littlefield - 2004|