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Researchers Produce Alpaca Antibodies Using Yeast

By Catherine Offord | February 14, 2018

With multiple applications in biomedicine, the antibodies can now be made quickly, cheaply, and without the need for an alpaca or one of its relatives.

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Mass Resignation from Scientific Reports’s Editorial Board

By Catherine Offord | November 7, 2017

Nineteen researchers have stepped down after the journal decided not to retract a paper that they say plagiarized the work of a Johns Hopkins biomedical scientist.

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Mentoring is critical for students just beginning to learn the ropes of biomedical research.

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California Institutes to Merge

By Jef Akst | October 25, 2016

The Scripps Research Institute will join forces with the California Institute for Biomedical Research.

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Opinion: Retool Biomedical PhD Admissions

By Viviane Callier and Gary McDowell | August 30, 2016

It is unethical to admit increasing numbers of students to graduate programs without considering the realities of the job market.

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Journal to Publish Clinical Trial Protocols

By Tanya Lewis | May 18, 2016

Following an independent group’s finding of misreported outcomes, the Annals of Internal Medicine now requires that authors include clinical trial protocols when submitting their results.

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Gender Gap in Science Publishing

By Tanya Lewis | May 10, 2016

Study reveals trends in the frequency of female first authors on medical studies.

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New Scripps Research Institute Leadership

By Jef Akst | September 20, 2015

The nonprofit institution names a new CEO and president.

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Report: Impact of Biomedical Research Slipping

By Jef Akst | August 18, 2015

Despite dramatic increases in publications, the last 50 years have seen relatively little return on investment for US public health, a study suggests.

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Will Apple’s ResearchKit Change Science?

By Bob Grant | March 12, 2015

The technology company is launching a new data-sharing platform that it says can make any iPhone user a medical research participant. But the associated ethics are anything but simple.

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