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[Type text] Integrity in Science Through the scientific method, scientists are able to develop theories that were formed from observing, predicting, testing, and interpreting. However, theories that were not formed by following the scientific method lack reliability and can alter the overall result of the theory. This can happen if scientists make up or fabricate the lab’s data, thus creating a different conclusion. This act of dishonesty challenges a scientist’s integrity and his or her personal morality but more importantly can harm the public. Scientific integrity can be simply defined as a scientist’s professionalism and moral ethics in following the scientific method. Because scientists have the opportunities to freely present their ideas in the lab, scientists also have the opportunity of falsifying their ideas for their own benefits. Because of this, the public can be susceptible to various dangers that can arise through the scientists’ lack of integrity. Scientists who lack integrity show selfishness in both their work
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