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Penders, Bart; Vos, Rein; Horstman, Klasien (2009-09)Controversies in science often centre on methodology and integrity; these are the gatekeepers of proper science. But what exactly defines proper science as proper is not universal, especially in collaborative fields of ...
Beyond the Boundary Between Science and Values: Re-Evaluating the Moral Dimension of the Nurse's Role in Cot Death Prevention Horstman, Klasien; van Rens-Leenaarts, Engeline (2002-03)This article combines a philosophical critique of the idea that public health nurses are primary technicians who neutrally hand over scientifically established facts on risks to the public and an empirical analysis of the ...
Nutrition tailored to the individual? Not just yet - realigning nutrigenomic science with contemporary society. de Vrieze, Jop; Bouwman, Laura; Komduur, Rixt; Pin, Renske; Ronteltap, Amber; Vandeberg, Rens; van Dam, Frans; Penders, Bart (2009)About a decade ago, scientists and science journalists presented nutrigenomics as a grand promise that each of us would soon know which foods fit in our personal healthy diet. Meanwhile, expectations have been adjusted to ...