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SV40 in vaccines

By | July 24, 2002

Did polio vaccines contaminated with SV40 cause increased incidence of rare cancers and non-Hodgkin lymphoma?

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UK government puts weight behind science

By | July 24, 2002

Tony Blair's government has underlined its commitment to UK science in the strategy document just released.

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Crackdown on DNA patents needed

By | July 23, 2002

A long-awaited report by the Nuffield Council on Bioethics says fewer patents on DNA sequences should be granted.

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Human genetic research framework needs overhaul

By | July 18, 2002

A new House of Commons report is critical of human genetic research legislation and governance.

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Research councils welcome funding boost

By | July 17, 2002

UK government's increased support for science wins widespread approval.

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Biodefense funding struggle

By | July 16, 2002

US societies and advocacy group lobby to limit research funding granted by new Department of Homeland Security.

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UK science budget to rise

By | July 15, 2002

There's good news for UK scientists in the Comprehensive Spending Review announced on Monday by the government.

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US council: no cloning

By | July 12, 2002

President's Council on Bioethics recommends moratorium on therapeutic cloning, ban on reproductive cloning.

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US expands smallpox vaccine plans

By | July 9, 2002

As many as 500,000 health care and emergency workers could receive vaccine.

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Former HHMI officer dies

By | July 8, 2002

Neurobiologist W. Maxwell Cowan dies aged 70.

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