DrDoyenne at Women in Wetlands describes "the dark side of scientific competition" and attempts to deconstruct "how competitive atmospheres can contribute to unethical behavior by scientists." She is quick to note that competition helps science more than it hurts, so long as "resources and other rewards are fairly distributed after an evaluation of the qualifications and merits of all eligible parties," she says.

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