QUOTE=Spock;254725]Their aim was to get published. The great thing about science is that it is public, reviewed, iterative, and available for others to criticize and adopt.[/QUOTE]
Unless you publish a study that shows Monsanto corn causes cancer. Then it's Ok to silence your research because the results are inconvenient for major corporations, even though you've passed through the peer review process.
“As I am sure any cat owner will be able to tell you,
someone else putting you in a box is entirely different
from getting into a box yourself.” —bisexualbaker