The communicative relationship between science and society has metamorphosed with the dawn of the 21st century, as articulated by Michael Gibbons in 1999. In this new social contract, "socially robust" production is expected—the "reliable" knowledge produced under the previous social contract no longer suffices. Barriers between sectors have become more permeable than before, and "the sites at which problems are formulated and negotiated have moved from their previous institutional locations in government, industry, and universities into the 'agora'—the public space in which both 'science meets the public' and the public 'speaks back' to science" (pp. C81-C84). With respect to stem cell research, factions of ..
Keywords info:mesh/Spinal Cord Regeneration  info:mesh/Embryonic Stem Cells  Humans   Spinal Cord Injuries   Cardiovascular Diseases   Diabetes Mellitus, Type 1   Stem Cell Transplantation   Public Health   Regenerative Medicine   Health Promotion   Insulin-Secreting Cells   Embryonic Stem Cells   Stem Cell Research   Spinal Cord Regeneration  info:mesh/Cardiovascular Diseases  info:mesh/Health Promotion  info:mesh/Diabetes Mellitus, Type 1  info:mesh/Stem Cell Transplantation  info:mesh/Public Health  info:mesh/Spinal Cord Injuries  info:mesh/Stem Cell Research  info:mesh/Insulin-Secreting Cells  info:mesh/Regenerative Medicine  info:mesh/Humans
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