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Law in the Laboratory: A Guide to the Ethics of Federally Funded Science Research

Robert P. Charrow


The National Institutes of Health and the National Science Foundation together fund more than $40 billon of research annually in the United States and around the globe. These large public expenditures come with strings, including a complex set of laws and guidelines that regulate how scientists may use NIH and NSF funds, how federally funded research may be conducted, and who may have access to or own the product of the research. Until now, researchers have had little instruction on the nature of these laws and how they work. This book provides an introduction to the major ethical and legal co ... More

Keywords: United States, funding, research, Institute of Health, National Science Foundation, federal science funding

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2010 Print ISBN-13: 9780226101644
Published to Chicago Scholarship Online: March 2013 DOI:10.7208/chicago/9780226101668.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Robert P. Charrow, author