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NIH Biased Against Blacks?

By Bob Grant | August 22, 2011

A new study reveals that African American researchers are 10 percent less likely to receive funding from the federal agency than their white peers.

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FDA's Biomarker and Device Advice

By Bob Grant | August 18, 2011

The US federal agency issues draft rules to guide medical device makers and those hoping to register biomarkers.

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Facebook Forces Pharma to Show Comments

By Edyta Zielinska | August 17, 2011

The social media site enforces its rule that pages should allow social interaction through comments, even on drug company pages.

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Protection Sought for Climate Researcher

By Edyta Zielinska | August 15, 2011

Advocacy groups say the University of Virginia is releasing too much of its climate researcher's documents.

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FDA Discusses Biosimilars

By Edyta Zielinska | August 8, 2011

The government says regulatory requirements for generic biological therapies will have to be tailored to the treatment in question.

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European Drug Agency Faces Scrutiny

By Tia Ghose | August 4, 2011

Europe’s anti-fraud office has launched an investigation into potential conflicts of interest at the EU’s drug approval agency.

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Disclosure Requirements Dropped

By Edyta Zielinska | August 3, 2011

An initiative that would require universities to post their researchers' industry ties online has faltered.

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George W. Bush’s Science Advisor Dies

By Tia Ghose | August 2, 2011

John Marburger became a lightning rod for criticism that the Bush administration had politicized climate change science and human embryonic stem cell research.

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Anti-evolution Vandals?

By Edyta Zielinska | August 1, 2011

Pro-evolution bumper stickers and emblems are being removed from the cars of biologists in Florida.

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Fisheries scientist ordered to refuse interviews about research on salmon decline.

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