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Published: 22 January 2009

248 Pages | 3 halftones, 14 line illustrations


ISBN: 9780195064575

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Everyday Practice of Science

Where Intuition and Passion Meet Objectivity and Logic

Frederick Grinnell

  • Presents an overview of the scientific process for those considering making a career of science
  • Specific examples come especially from the biomedical and related research sciences
  • Encourages readers to see the spirit and passion behind doing "real" science
  • Makes clear the importance of informed consent and risk at the interface between human research and genetics
  • Provides students, young science professionals, and anyone interested in the science behind events in today's society with a feet on-the-ground insider's view of how the practice of doing everyday science really works