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A security researcher found the email addresses and encrypted passwords of more than 92 million users of the genealogy site on a private server outside the company.

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Technology and family constraints are making the “ghostdoc” more popular, but the setup is not without costs, researchers say.

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Different Alcoholic Drinks Tied to Different Moods

By Catherine Offord | November 22, 2017

An online survey finds that people report feeling most relaxed with a glass of red wine or beer, and most aggressive when drinking spirits.

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Attorneys representing pathologist Fazlul Sarkar and users of the post-publication peer review website present their cases regarding the constitutionality of subpoenaing for the identities of anonymous commenters.

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Pathologist Sues PubPeer Users

By Tracy Vence | October 27, 2014

A professor who was terminated from a new job before he’d even started is suing users of the post-publication peer review forum for allegedly making defamatory statements.

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One Profile Fits All

By Jef Akst | November 21, 2013

Federal agencies partner up to develop an online tool for researchers to build a universal biosketch to accompany grant applications.

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Internalizing the Internet

By Beth Marie Mole | January 23, 2013

Online social networks alter how users see themselves and their world.

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Science Afield

By Jef Akst | February 1, 2012

Portable wet-lab kits allow even soldiers stationed in war zones to earn college science credits.

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