The Culture of Science Scientific Ethics :

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

Further Exploration

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

The Nuremberg Code

Ethics Education ResourcesThe American Physical Society

Resources on Scientific EthicsOffice of Research Integrity, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Office of Research Integrity

Research MisconductColumbia University, An online text on ethics in research.

Piltdown Man: British archaeology's greatest hoaxThe Observer, 100 years after the “discovery” of Piltdown Man.

News & Events

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

Private Money, Public DisclosureScience Mag. - Report on federal mandate regarding funding disclosure.


Google ScholarGoogle - Research database allows searching of the scholarly literature.

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

IRB GuidebookU.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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