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Dangers of Disclosure

By Ruth Williams | April 25, 2012

Editors at PLoS Medicine suggest that merely disclosing conflicts of interest is insufficient and possibly even counterproductive.

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Publish H5N1 Papers, Says US Gov’t

By Jef Akst | April 23, 2012

The NIH agrees with the government advisory board’s recommendation to publish both controversial bird flu studies in full.

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Opinion: A TB Vaccine Blueprint

By Michael J. Brennan and Jelle Thole | April 23, 2012

With 12 new tuberculosis vaccines in clinical development, a plan is needed to introduce the most effective ones throughout the world.

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Jumping Gene Linked to MRSA Spread

By Megan Scudellari | April 23, 2012

A once rare mobile genetic element could be the cause of a MRSA epidemic in Chinese hospitals.

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White House Weighs in on H5N1

By Jef Akst | April 18, 2012

Science adviser John Holdren speaks out about how the Presidential Administration is handling the controversial research that rendered avian flu transmissible between ferrets.

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H5N1 Researcher to Defy Dutch Gov’t?

By Megan Scudellari | April 18, 2012

A virologist at the center of avian flu research controversy says he’ll publish without government permits.

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Flu Review Criticized

By Sabrina Richards | April 17, 2012

A member of the NSABB biosecurity board that recently reviewed H5N1 data criticizes the process.

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Fungus Thwarts Dengue

By Harvey Black | April 16, 2012

A mosquito-killing fungus shows promise as an effective dengue-control agent.

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Plant RNA Paper Questioned

By Emily Willingham | April 16, 2012

Remarkable findings of ingested plant miRNA in animal liver and blood draw speculation about the study’s validity.

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Iron Deficiency Protective Against Malaria

By Sabrina Richards | April 13, 2012

A study of children in Tanzania links iron deficiency with fewer malaria infections.

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