Works by Melo-Martín, Inmaculada (exact spelling)

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    Social Values and Scientific Evidence: The Case of the HPV Vaccines.Kristen Intemann & Inmaculada Melo-martín - 2010 - Biology and Philosophy 25 (2):203-213.
    Several have argued that the aims of scientific research are not always independent of social and ethical values. Yet this is often assumed only to have implications for decisions about what is studied, or which research projects are funded, and not for methodological decisions or standards of evidence. Using the case of the recently developed HPV vaccines, we argue that the social aims of research can also play important roles in justifying decisions about (1) how research problems are defined in (...)
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    Patenting and the Gender Gap: Should Women Be Encouraged to Patent More?Inmaculada Melo-Martín - 2013 - Science and Engineering Ethics 19 (2):491-504.
    The commercialization of academic science has come to be understood as economically desirable for institutions, individual researchers, and the public. Not surprisingly, commercial activity, particularly that which results from patenting, appears to be producing changes in the standards used to evaluate scientists’ performance and contributions. In this context, concerns about a gender gap in patenting activity have arisen and some have argued for the need to encourage women to seek more patents. They believe that because academic advancement is mainly dependent (...)
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    Genetic Testing: The Appropriate Means for a Desired Goal?Inmaculada Melo-martín - 2006 - Journal of Bioethical Inquiry 3 (3):167-177.
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