TITLE

Would you pass the Pnin test?

AUTHOR(S)
Kane, Norman
PUB. DATE
May 1991
SOURCE
New Scientist;5/4/91, Vol. 130 Issue 1767, p52
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Comments on the case of Wilhelm Feldberg, a scientist who got into trouble because his experiments inflicted too much pain on the animals. Also mentions retirement ages and scientific achievements and suggests the `Pnin' test as one method of weeding out those who should retire.
ACCESSION #
9105273216

 

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