Dangerous Science Science: Policy and Risk Analysis for Scientists and Engineers

  title={Dangerous Science Science: Policy and Risk Analysis for Scientists and Engineers},
  author={Daniel J Rozell},
and technology, but sometimes research threatens the physical safety or ethical norms of society. When this happens, scientists and engineers can find themselves unprepared in the midst of an intense science policy debate. In the absence of convincing evidence, technological optimists and skeptics struggle to find common values on which to build consensus. The best way to avoid these situations is to sidestep the instigating controversy by using a broad risk-benefit assessment as a risk… 

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