Scientist Who Blew the Whistle on Flint Water Sues Activists
Sukanya Charuchandra | Jul 27, 2018 | 2 min read
Flint residents and activists wrote a letter in May calling out Marc Edwards for hurting their community. He says it’s defamation.
Life Science Controversies of 2016
Bob Grant, Jef Akst, and Tracy Vence | Dec 23, 2016 | 5 min read
This year, the developers of CRISPR gene-editing technology argued over patent rights, a researcher fought to unmask anonymous PubPeer commenters, US regulators considered “three-parent” babies, and troubles continued for Theranos.
Week in Review: October 17–21
Jef Akst | Oct 20, 2016 | 2 min read
Report finds that pathologist involved in anonymous defamation case committed multiple acts of misconduct; growing eggs from stem cells; neutrophils’ role in metastasis; convergent evolution in birds
Misconduct Finding Could Impact PubPeer Litigation
Bob Grant | Oct 19, 2016 | 3 min read
Wayne State University’s conclusion that pathologist Fazlul Sarkar committed research misconduct could affect the ongoing legal proceedings related to anonymous critics of his work.