Category: Science

Review: Bad Pharma

https://www.goodreads.com/book/similar/19171192-bad-pharma-how-drug-companies-mislead-doctors-and-harm-patients http://lib.free-college.org/view.php?id=864114   Having already read Peter Gøtzsche’s Dødelig medicin og organiseret kriminalitet: Hvordan medicinalindustrien har korrumperet sundhedsvæsenet. Art People, 2013, this book did not bring so much new. However, it did present things better…

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Why Open Access is a moral imperative

i hav riten about it befor, but here is som mor i came acros. Found via: https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20130117/03040821712/scientist-explains-why-putting-research-behind-paywall-is-immoral.shtml For general public: http://www.guardian.co.uk/science/blog/2013/jan/17/open-access-publishing-science-paywall-immoral http://www.timeshighereducation.co.uk/story.asp?sectioncode=26&storycode=417576&c=1 http://www.guardian.co.uk/science/2012/jul/15/free-access-british-scientific-research Background material for the curious: Blog series: http://svpow.com/2009/06/01/choosing-a-journal-for-the-neck-posture-paper-why-open-access-is-important/ http://svpow.com/2011/09/29/researchers-stop-doing-free-work-for-non-open-journals/ http://svpow.com/2011/10/17/collateral-damage-of-the-non-open-reviewing-boycott/ http://svpow.com/2012/01/30/what-is-a-private-sector-research-work/ http://svpow.com/2012/03/30/my-rcuk-submission/…

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Review: Fashionable Nonsense: Postmodern Intellectuals’ Abuse of Science (Alan Sokal, Jean Bricmont)

Fashionable Nonsense, Postmodern Intellectuals’ Abuse of Science – Alan Sokal, Jean Bricmont ebook download pdf free   The book contains the best single chapter on filosofy of science that iv com across. very much recommended,…

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