Bold Scientists
Dispatches from the Battle for Honest Science

Riordon, Michael
Publisher:  Between the Lines, Canada
Date Written:  04/09/2014
Year Published:  2014  
Resource Type:  Book
Cx Number:  CX16667

Accounts of scientists working in the public interest despite powerful opposition.

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Table of Contents

When the river roared. First Nations, a long view.
Digging thistles. An experimental post-oil farm.
A dialogue with the world. Biology, from the ground up.
Blood on my hands. Life and death in the garden.
Stolen children. In El Salvador, war, genes and human rights.
The Cloud. Watching Big Brother.
ODD. Psychology and power.
Awe. The wisdom of a spider web.
Pesky data. Under lakes, dark truths.
The unsolved problem. Fracking: homeland insecurity.
When the lights go out. Awakening in an ice storm.
No time for cowardice. The elemental fight for science and democracy.

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