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Double Grants, Double Trouble

By | February 8, 2012

Observers see grant application fraud as evidence that tighter controls preventing duplicate funding are necessary.

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Eli Lilly Freezes Pay

By | February 7, 2012

Top staffers and executives at the drug company won’t be receiving raises this year, reflecting tough financial conditions.

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Malaria Death Toll Overestimated?

By | February 7, 2012

Scientists question data-gathering methods in a new study that estimates a doubling in global malaria deaths.

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Indiana’s Creationism Bill a No-Go?

By | February 6, 2012

Support for legislation that would allow creationism and other religious views to be taught alongside evolution in science classrooms wanes in the state’s House of Representatives.

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Isolating Genomes from the Masses

By | February 6, 2012

Researchers find a way to determine the sequence of a single species from metagenomics data of entire microbial communities.

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FDA Staffers Sue Agency

By | February 6, 2012

Current and former employees of the US Food and Drug Administration have filed suit, alleging that their employer spied on them for whistleblowing.

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Publishers Strong Arm for Impact Factors?

By | February 6, 2012

A survey shows that younger researchers in the social sciences and business fields are being told to cite more papers from the journal that is publishing their work.

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Cancer-Gene Tests for Norway Clinics

By | February 3, 2012

The Scandinavian country commences an initiative to bring gene sequencing to cancer treatment.

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A Bill to Expedite Drug Production

By | February 2, 2012

Legislation proposes speeding certain drug applications submitted to the US Food and Drug Administration.

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Multitude of Misconducts

By | February 2, 2012

A database manager stole NIH grant funds, falsified data, and lied about it.

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