December 27, 2016|
Twelve months of news and features
December 23, 2016|
This year, the developers of CRISPR gene-editing technology argued over patent rights, a researcher fought to unmask anonymous PubPeer commenters, US regulators considered “three-parent” babies, and troubles continued for Theranos.
December 12, 2016|
Anonymity prevails in PubPeer litigation; USPTO hears CRISPR IP arguments; critical incident reporting for preclinical research; brain waves and Alzheimer’s disease; Breakthrough Prizes
December 7, 2016|
The Michigan Court of Appeals rules that anonymous commenters on the post-publication peer review website are protected under the First Amendment.
December 2, 2016|
Lawyers involved discuss the latest twist in the ongoing litigation that pits pathologist Fazlul Sarkar against anonymous commenters on the post-publication peer review site.
December 1, 2016|
Court of Appeals denies a motion filed by ACLU lawyers to enter the full Wayne State University investigation of pathologist Fazlul Sarkar into the official case record.
November 17, 2016|
Lawyers for PubPeer have obtained and posted the full investigation report from Wayne State University, which lists more than 140 misconduct allegations against pathologist Fazlul Sarkar.
October 21, 2016|
Report finds that pathologist involved in anonymous defamation case committed multiple acts of misconduct; growing eggs from stem cells; neutrophils’ role in metastasis; convergent evolution in birds
October 20, 2016|
ACLU lawyers representing the post-publication peer review site have filed a motion to admit the existence of a university investigation that found pathologist Fazlul Sarkar guilty of misconduct.
October 19, 2016|
Wayne State University’s conclusion that pathologist Fazlul Sarkar committed research misconduct could affect the ongoing legal proceedings related to anonymous critics of his work.