Scientific education and research funding is at cross-roads. Ever increasing federal regulations and decreased funding make it difficult to attract students, to build careers, and to pursue new ideas. At the same time, joint ventures between private corporations and universities, equity stakes in technology-related businesses, and stockmarket-driven research agendas create new temptations and pitfalls that did not exist when current professional research practices were evolving. Scientists must act to develop and enforce their own professional standards. If they fail to do so, they face the eventual destruction of their profession and intellectual freedom.
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