World Conference on Science for the Twenty-first Century
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The New Prometheus: Will Scientific Inquiry Be Bound by the Chains
... foundation by proposing that there exists a constitutional right of
scientific inquiry. It will be shown that such an activity can be protected as speech or a necessary incident to speech under the first
amendment, or as an unique freedom entitled to protection as a fundamental right similar to the ...
Politicization of science
The politicization of science is the manipulation of science for political gain. It occurs when government, business, or advocacy groups use legal or economic pressure to influence the findings of scientific research or the way it is disseminated, reported or interpreted. The politicization of science may also negatively affect academic and scientific freedom. Historically, groups have conducted various campaigns to promote their interests in defiance of scientific consensus, and in an effort to manipulate public policy.