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“Meyers’ perceptive book will engage readers interested in the ethics and emotions of scientific
“A thought-provoking examination of the political side of high-stakes science.”—Kirkus Reviews
"Scientists behave very badly indeed in this bracing polemic about endemic theft, fraud, and greed in the hallowed halls of science."--John Seabrook, New Yorker staff writer and author of Flash of Genius
"The first book to examine the prevalence of disputes over recognition and reward in modern science."--Robert Root-Bernstein, author of Spark of Genius
“Meyers brings personal knowledge of one of medicine's longest running feuds to illuminate an area of science that often seems more dominated by the politics of power than by the excitement of discovery.”-- Sharon McGrayne, author of The Theory That Would Not Die
“This well-written book includes a series of eye-opening case studies of acrimonious conflicts over credit for scientific discoveries.”--James E. Till, Albert Lasker Award winner for the codiscovery of stem cells
Morton A. Meyers, MD is Distinguished University Professor and emeritus chair of the Department of Radiology in the School of Medicine SUNY, Stony Brook. He is the author of the seminal textbook on abdominal radiology (now in its sixth edition) that has been translated into Spanish, Italian, Japanese, Chinese, and Portuguese editions and has worldwide sales total over 50,000, and is the founding editor in chief of the international journal Abdominal Imaging. The author of award-winning Happy Accidents: Serendipity in Modern Medical Breakthroughs, he lives in Stonybrook, New York.
Morton Meyers, MD