Betrayers of the Truth

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Betrayers of the Truth

Betrayers of the Truth: Fraud and Deceit in the Halls of Science (1982)

synopsis

A path-breaking investigation of how careerism, big money, and academic pressure can tempt scientists to cheat, and how the supposedly foolproof safety mechanisms of science fail to detect and correct fraud.

 

reviews

“An important book…I commend it to all readers.”

–Robert H. Ebert, former dean, Harvard Medical School

“Most captivating.”

Nature

“Required reading for every student who aspires to a research career.”

The Christian Science Monitor