(The Scientist, Vol:10, #6, p. 7, March 18, 1996)

In a photo caption in the Notebook section of the March 4, 1996, issue of The Scientist (page 30), the name of the cholera-causing bacterium, Vibrio cholerae, was misspelled. The article "Dismissal Of False Claims Suit Shows Scientific Sophistication, Experts Say" (T.W. Durso, The Scientist, Feb. 19, 1996, page 3) incorrectly described the judgment in a case filed by research psychologist Carolyn Phinney against University of Michigan scientists. Phinney charged that Marion Perlmutter, head of a laboratory at the Institute of Gerontology at the University of Michigan, had taken a box of Phinney's research data, dropped Phinney's name off a $1 million grant application Phinney had written, and defrauded Phinney of grants and research; she also charged that Richard C. Adelman, director of the institute, had retaliated against her when she made the allegations against Perlmutter. The...

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