December 1, 2015|
December 2015's selection of notable quotes
October 29, 2015|
Genomic data shared via the Beacon Project are vulnerable to privacy breaches, scientists show.
May 20, 2015|
Research participants aren’t always clear on open data policies when consenting to studies.
May 11, 2015|
Researchers identify people by the unique combinations of microbes found in and on their bodies.
March 23, 2015|
In a defamation lawsuit involving anonymous comments on the post-publication peer review website, a judge requests potentially identifying information.
April 22, 2014|
Judges rule that climate scientist Michael Mann’s communications are not subject to Freedom of Information Act requests.
March 25, 2014|
Four UK research funding agencies firm up their stance against deliberate attempts by researchers to re-identify supposedly anonymous study participants.
October 1, 2013|
While genomic data sharing is essential for research, scientists must work to keep sensitive, potentially damaging information under wraps.
July 1, 2013|
Researchers and bioethicists need to take advantage of events such as the recent publication of the HeLa genome to engage the public on topics of privacy, biobank regulation, and more.
May 3, 2013|
The names and addresses of people participating in the Personal Genome Project can be easily tracked down despite such data being left off their online profiles.