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UK virus outbreak likely due to Surrey labs

By | August 8, 2007

Govt. report links foot-and-mouth outbreak to labs researching and producing vaccines

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Former UPenn postdoc faked images

By | August 7, 2007

Nineteen manipulated images prompted two retractions, according to ORI


Fabricated stem cell line origin revealed

By | August 2, 2007

Woo-suk Hwang et al.'s original embryonic stem cell line derived from parthenogenesis, new study confirms


Edward Boyse dies

By | August 1, 2007

Arizona researcher uncovered basic principles of immune response


Geneticist new State Dept. advisor

By | August 1, 2007

Nina Fedoroff will promote science in foreign policy

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Cartooning science misuses

By | July 31, 2007

Union of Concerned Scientists online visitors pick their favorite cartoon to headline a 2008 calendar


Discrimination in academia

By | July 31, 2007

See what other readers had to say about the decision of a faculty member and administrator to resign over conditions at MIT


Doubts over UK research head

By | July 31, 2007

Parliamentary committee questions MRC chair's leadership


Gene therapy trial on hold

By | July 31, 2007

Researchers say viral vector unlikely to be culprit in patient's death

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Regulators evolve faster than genes

By | July 31, 2007

Mutations in regulatory sequences may be the main drivers of species divergence


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