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NPR Correspondent to Discuss Science Ethics


Duke Health News 919-660-1306

DURHAM, N.C. -- National Public Radio science correspondent Joe Palca will air his views on "How, When and Where to Tell the Public About Misconduct in Science" as part of a daylong visit Monday to Duke's Center for the Study of Medical Ethics and Humanities.

Palca, who has a Ph.D. in psychology, will address a number of questions arising from the crucial role ethics now plays in scientific research -- whether it's appropriate to experiment on humans or other animals, academic dishonesty and the ethics of gathering and presenting data.

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