The Culture of ScienceScientific Ethics

by Anthony Carpi, Ph.D., Anne E. Egger, Ph.D.

Further Exploration

On Being a Scientist (a book from National Academies Press about scientific conduct)

The Nuremberg Code

Ethics Education Resources

The American Physical Society

Resources on Scientific Ethics

Office of Research Integrity, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Office of Research Integrity

Research Misconduct

Columbia University, An online text on ethics in research.

Piltdown Man: British archaeology's greatest hoax

The Observer, 100 years after the “discovery” of Piltdown Man.

News & Events

Scientific Misconduct: Science Retracts Discredited Paper; Bitter Patent Dispute Continues

Private Money, Public Disclosure

Science Mag. - Report on federal mandate regarding funding disclosure.


Google Scholar

Google - Research database allows searching of the scholarly literature.

Scientific Ethics

Patricia Bolton, A discussion of the ethical code in science and its implications and implementation.

IRB Guidebook

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office for Human Research Protections.

The measure of a man's character is what he would do if he knew he never would be found out.—Thomas Babington Macaulay, 1800 - 1859
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