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NIH Fails to Enforce Rules for Reporting Clinical Trial Results
A review by the US Office of Inspector General found that only about half of the scientists running clinical trials funded by the NIH in 2019 and 2020 appropriately recorded their findings in a federal database, as is legally required.
NIH Fails to Enforce Rules for Reporting Clinical Trial Results
NIH Fails to Enforce Rules for Reporting Clinical Trial Results

A review by the US Office of Inspector General found that only about half of the scientists running clinical trials funded by the NIH in 2019 and 2020 appropriately recorded their findings in a federal database, as is legally required.

A review by the US Office of Inspector General found that only about half of the scientists running clinical trials funded by the NIH in 2019 and 2020 appropriately recorded their findings in a federal database, as is legally required.

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Human Stem Cell Research Guidelines Updated
Ruth Williams | May 26, 2021
Removal of the 14-day limit for culturing human embryos is one of the main changes in the revised recommendations from the International Society for Stem Cell Research.
Faulty Antibodies Undermine Widespread Research
Ruth Williams | Jan 30, 2020
Two papers reveal that many commonly used research antibodies don’t bind as believed, highlighting the need to validate these reagents before use.
US Senators Call for International Guidelines for Germline Editing
Jef Akst | Jul 16, 2019
In the wake of reports of CRISPRed babies born in China, a bipartisan resolution “opposes the experiments that resulted in pregnancies using genome-edited human embryos.”
Ditch the Floss?
Bob Grant | Aug 3, 2016
US government agencies can’t provide strong scientific evidence that flossing is beneficial.
Stem Cell Rules Tackle Human Embryo Editing
Bob Grant | May 17, 2016
A set of international stem cell guidelines recommends that oversight committees at research institutions oversee all research on embryos.
Bigger Rodent Cages Suggested
Sabrina Richards | Jan 20, 2012
Rodent researchers fear that meeting the new minimum cage size guidelines for breeding animals could be too costly.
Science Education Shift
Megan Scudellari | Aug 3, 2011
A new educational framework swaps breadth of scientific disciplines for depth and emphasizes the process of science.