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Science’s Robin Hoods

By Cristina Luiggi | July 26, 2011

Hackers take to downloading academic articles and making them freely available on the Web.

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Stem Cell Approvals Are Up

By Jef Akst | July 18, 2011

The number of human embryonic stem cells approved for federal funding continues to grow.

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New COI Rules at Risk?

By Jef Akst | July 12, 2011

A watchdog group urges the US government to enact guidelines that would require federally-funded researchers to publically disclose financial interests.

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Building Up Research in South Sudan

By Cristina Luiggi | July 12, 2011

The world’s newest country has a long road ahead toward the recovery of its scientific research.

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Americans Support Stem Cell Research

By Jef Akst | July 1, 2011

A new study finds that more than two thirds of Americans approve of the use of stem cells in research aiming to cure serious diseases.

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Deadly Bovine Disease Ousted

By Cristina Luiggi | June 30, 2011

United Nation officials declare rinderpest the first animal disease to be fully eradicated.

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Fraud-Convicted Researcher Spared Jail Time

By Jessica P. Johnson | June 29, 2011

A confession and supportive letters convince a judge to go easy on a researcher who fabricated data in a federal grant proposal.

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Malaria Pipeline Biggest Ever

By Jef Akst | June 29, 2011

A new report suggests that potential malaria treatments currently under study comprise the largest drug pipeline in history.

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Embryonic Stem Cell Fight Continues

By Tia Ghose | June 27, 2011

A US district court judge will soon rule on whether federal guidelines on human embryonic stem cell funding incentivize the destruction of embryos.

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Universities to the Economic Rescue

By Bob Grant | June 27, 2011

President Barack Obama turns to US academic institutions for innovation and job creation.

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