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Unformatted text preview: materials. 1. The lead lawyer for the defense in a case involving incriminating DNA ‘fingerprints’ has contacted you for advice in the cross examination of an expert witness for the prosecution . The witness will testify about how they scientifically obtained the DNA match. What advice would you give the lawyer based on your familiarity with the Course “What is Science?”? B Answer TEN out of the twelve short-answer questions below (50%) 1. Outline three different metaphors for describing the nature of science and technology. What view of science and technology is encapsulated in each metaphor? 2. Match the list of authors below to the list of terms they introduced: Authors: Merton, Popper, Kuhn, Mitroff, Gieryn Terms: Falsification, Boundary work, Counter Norms, Norms, Paradigm...
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This test prep was uploaded on 11/06/2007 for the course S&TS 2011 taught by Professor Pinch,t. during the Spring '06 term at Cornell.
- Spring '06