Biology department casualties
The Chronicle of Higher Education has posted linkurl:remembrances; of the three researchers killed on Friday when Amy Bishop, an assistant professor of biology at the University of Alabama in Huntsville, opened fire in a faculty meeting, reportedly because she had been denied tenure. linkurl:Media reports; revealed this weekend that Bishop had fatally shot her brother in 1986 (the shooting was dismissed as an accident), and that she and her husband had been questioned in a 1993 case in which a pipe bomb had been mailed to a Harvard professor.
The scene following the
University of Alabama shooting

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Top pharma lobbyist resigns
With healthcare reform plans teetering over the last month, Billy Tauzin, president of the pharmaceutical industry trade group PhRMA who brokered a deal between drug makers and the Obama administration over health care reform last year, is linkurl:resigning; from his post. The deal had...
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