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Harvard Chemist Found Guilty of Lying About Chinese Funding
In a win for the US Department of Justice’s China Initiative, Charles Lieber was convicted of hiding his financial ties to China from federal agencies.
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Harvard Chemist Found Guilty of Lying About Chinese Funding
Harvard Chemist Found Guilty of Lying About Chinese Funding

In a win for the US Department of Justice’s China Initiative, Charles Lieber was convicted of hiding his financial ties to China from federal agencies.

In a win for the US Department of Justice’s China Initiative, Charles Lieber was convicted of hiding his financial ties to China from federal agencies.

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Researcher Sanctioned by PNAS for Not Sharing Alga
Catherine Offord | Jun 9, 2021
Zhangfeng Hu will be unable to submit manuscripts for three years after having violated the journal’s policy about making study materials available to other scientists.
Q&A: George Church’s Genome Up for Auction
Jef Akst | Apr 19, 2021
A founder of the field of synthetic biology is selling data from his own DNA as a nonfungible token, or NFT, through Nebula Genomics, a personal genome company he cofounded.
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No More Messy Notes: Modernizing the Lab Notebook
The Scientist Creative Services Team, SciNote | Mar 25, 2022
An electronic laboratory notebook (ELN) keeps data organized and secure, boosting productivity and reproducibility.
UK Group Tackles Reproducibility in Research
Emily Makowski | Jan 7, 2020
Last month, 10 UK universities became part of the UK Reproducibility Network, joining researchers, funders, journal publishers, and regulatory agencies.
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Donald Lindberg, Former NLM Director, Dies
Nicoletta Lanese | Aug 26, 2019
He led the National Library of Medicine for 31 years and oversaw the implementation of PubMed, MedlinePlus, and the National Center for Biotechnology Information.
Traceable, Reliable, and Reproducible Science: TRACKMAN® Connected
The Scientist Creative Services Team | Oct 22, 2020
TRACKMAN® Connected is a tablet with accessories and apps that makes pipetting faster and more verifiable, which improves reliability, traceability, and reproducibility at the bench.  
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China Clamps Down on Foreign Use of Chinese Genetic Material and Data
Emma Yasinski | Jun 17, 2019
New rules, which require international scientists to have a Chinese collaborator, go into effect July 1.
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Opinion: Agriculture Must Replace Small Science with Big Science
Sylvie Brouder | Jun 17, 2019
Agronomic sciences should follow the lead of genetics and other disciplines in sharing data.
Technology that Tracks, Shares, and Protects your Data – TRACKMAN® Connected
The Scientist Creative Services Team | Aug 26, 2020
With TRACKMAN® Connected, researchers can track their pipetting steps, conveniently share their work with collaborators, and securely protect their data. Learn more at www.gilson.com/gilson-connect
Q&A: A 10,000-Genome Milestone for Shared Pediatric Cancer Data  
Carolyn Wilke | Apr 1, 2019
Computational biologist Jinghui Zhang of St. Jude realized scientists could work more efficiently with tools and genomic data shared on the cloud.
New Map Shows Brain Changes Associated with Alzheimer’s
Catherine Offord | Feb 4, 2019
The protein expression data, which are freely available online, could help identify new drug targets for the disease.
The Open Data Explosion
Viviane Callier | Jan 1, 2019
Scientists are working to maximize the benefits and minimize the costs of sharing.
Data Sharing in Action: When Drug Companies Open Their Trial Vaults
Abby Olena | Dec 3, 2018
YODA, a program facilitated by Yale University researchers, has successfully distributed clinical trial records from Johnson & Johnson and Medtronic to external researchers since 2013.
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Q&A: John Ioannidis Talks Transparency in Biomedical Literature
Shawna Williams | Nov 20, 2018
The Stanford University researcher discusses a new study on measures such as data sharing and funding disclosures.
Company Offers Free Whole-Genome Sequencing for Data Sharers
Shawna Williams | Nov 15, 2018
Nebula Genomics is among the first blockchain-based companies to reward users for contributing personal data for research.
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First Blockchain-based Genomic Data Marketplace Launches
Shawna Williams | Nov 5, 2018
EncrypGen will enable individuals to sell their deidentified data for research.
Canadian Scientists Least Likely to Share Data: Survey
Kerry Grens | Apr 2, 2018
Americans and Australians aren’t far behind, according to a questionnaire of researchers.
Opinion: Share Your Data
Cameron Craddock, Arno Klein, Michael P. Milham | Oct 24, 2017
Our analysis of a collection of open-access datasets quantifies their benefit to the scientific community.
Making Public Data Public
Ruth Williams | Jun 8, 2017
Computational scientists develop a system for spotting data overdue for public release, and end up getting hundreds of open-access datasets corrected.