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The art and politics of science / Harold Varmus.

By: Varmus, Harold.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York ; London : W.W. Norton, c2009Edition: 1st ed.Description: xii, 315 p., [8] p. of plates : ill., ports. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780393061284; 0393061280.Subject(s): Varmus, Harold | National Institutes of Health (U.S.) | Medical scientists -- United States -- Biography | Science -- United States -- History | Nobel Prize winners -- United States -- BiographyDDC classification: Other classification: 44.01
Contents:
Origins and beginnings -- From literature to medicine to science -- The first taste of scientific success -- Retroviruses and their replication cycle -- The RSV oncogene and its progenitor -- How proto-oncogenes participate in cancer -- Targeted therapies for human cancers -- Partnerships in science -- The road to Building One -- Being NIH director -- Priority setting -- Bad times and good times as NIH director -- Embryos, cloning, stem cells, and the promise of reprogramming -- Global science and global health -- Science publishing and science libraries in the Internet age.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [274]-290) and index.

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