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Another Chronic Fatigue Study Retracted

By Bob Grant | January 3, 2012

After Science pulls the original article linking a mouse virus to the chronic fatigue syndrome, PNAS follows suit, yanking the only other study supporting the link.

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University Sues Researcher

By Edyta Zielinska | January 3, 2012

A prominent researcher is being sued for $1 billion by a University of Pennsylvania Cancer Institute for discoveries he may have made while a researcher and administrator there.

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New NIH Center in the Offing

By Bob Grant | December 22, 2011

US Congress is close to passing a spending bill that would establish a translational research center at the federal science agency.

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Universities Roll-back Pharma’s Fees

By Edyta Zielinska | December 20, 2011

Research universities are removing the licensing fees they charged industry companies for working with their scientists.

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Video Gamers Help Solve Disease

By Jef Akst | December 20, 2011

The collective intelligence of thousands of video game players is helping researchers understand the regulation of more than 500 different disease genes.

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Job Creation, NIH Style

By Bob Grant | December 15, 2011

The 2009 stimulus funding channeled into the National Institutes of Health helped put scores of researchers and their support staffs to work.

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Pharma Learns from Carmakers

By Jef Akst | December 14, 2011

Some Big Pharma companies are turning to the world’s automobile makers for advice on innovation and profitability.

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Hard-to-Get Stem Cells

By Jef Akst | December 14, 2011

More than one quarter of US researchers studying human embryonic stem cells say they’ve had trouble acquiring cell lines of interest.

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Mom’s Versus Dad’s BRCA

By Cristina Luiggi | December 13, 2011

The age at which BRCA carriers are diagnosed with breast cancer may depend on which parent contributed the mutation.

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Bad News for hESC Funding?

By Jef Akst | December 12, 2011

Some are worried that the judges scheduled to hear arguments on the legality of federal support for human embryonic stem cell research will rule against stem cell funding.

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