Researchers Quit MIT’s Media Lab over Jeffrey Epstein Money
Researchers Quit MIT’s Media Lab over Jeffrey Epstein Money
Two scholars resign after learning that their employer accepted donations and investments from the billionaire and alleged serial pedophile who recently died by suicide in jail.
Researchers Quit MIT’s Media Lab over Jeffrey Epstein Money
Researchers Quit MIT’s Media Lab over Jeffrey Epstein Money

Two scholars resign after learning that their employer accepted donations and investments from the billionaire and alleged serial pedophile who recently died by suicide in jail.

Two scholars resign after learning that their employer accepted donations and investments from the billionaire and alleged serial pedophile who recently died by suicide in jail.

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Former Yale Professor Sexually Assaulted Five Students: ReportFormer Yale Professor Sexually Assaulted Five Students: Report
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An independent investigation ordered by the university finds that at least eight additional students were sexually harassed by D. Eugene Redmond Jr.
In Brazil, Thousands of Research Fellowships Are at Risk
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Ashley Yeager | Aug 9, 2019
Prime Minister Boris Johnson says the immigration program will help the nation remain a science superpower post-Brexit.
USDA Labs’ Move to Kansas City Might Be Illegal
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Kerry Grens | Aug 6, 2019
An inspector general finds that the agency was supposed to have received congressional approval before relocating facilities out of Washington, DC.
The Public’s Trust in Scientists Rises, Pew Poll Shows
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Two Professors Leave Johns Hopkins over Misconduct
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Chia-Yi Hou | Jul 24, 2019
The university investigated faculty members from the Department of Anthropology and the School of Medicine for sexual harassment, firing one and recommending another be fired.
University of Adelaide Investigates Ancient DNA Lab
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Ashley Yeager | Jul 23, 2019
An external consultant will review the work environment of the institution’s Australian Centre for Ancient DNA, led by evolutionary molecular biologist Alan Cooper.