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Taking sides. Clashing views on controversial issues in science, technology, and society /

Other Authors: Easton, Thomas A.
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: Dubuque, Iowa : McGraw-Hill/Dushkin, c2005.
Edition: 6th ed.
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Table of Contents:
  • Should society restrict the publication of unclassified but "sensitive" research?
  • Is science a faith?
  • Should creationism and evolution get equal time in schools?
  • Do we face a "population problem"?
  • Should society act now to halt global warming?
  • Do environmentalists overstate their case?
  • Will hydrogen replace fossil fuels for cars?
  • Do cell phones cause cancer?
  • Do vaccines cause autism?
  • Should DDT be banned worldwide?
  • Should we expand efforts to find near-earth objects?
  • Is the search for extraterrestrial life doomed to fail?
  • Should NASA continue to pursue manned space exploration?
  • Does the Internet strengthen community?
  • Does the war on terrorism threaten privacy?
  • Will screens replace pages?
  • Is the use of animals in research justified?
  • Should genetically modified foods be banned?
  • Is it ethically permissable to clone human beings?