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Science Advisor Nominee Faces Tough Questions from Senate Panel
Senators raise concerns about how Eric Lander of the Broad Institute has handled equality issues.
Science Advisor Nominee Faces Tough Questions from Senate Panel
Science Advisor Nominee Faces Tough Questions from Senate Panel

Senators raise concerns about how Eric Lander of the Broad Institute has handled equality issues.

Senators raise concerns about how Eric Lander of the Broad Institute has handled equality issues.

Jeffrey Epstein

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The Science News that Shaped 2019
Kerry Grens | Dec 20, 2019
A T cell discovery, “hachimoji” DNA, a new species of human, and mounting fears of espionage rounded off the list this year.
New Woes for MIT Media Lab
Ashley Yeager | Sep 24, 2019
Researchers say the Open Agricultural Initiative promoted a high-profile project with misleading claims, and documents show it violated state environmental regulations.
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Universities Grapple with Donor Behavior
David Adam | Sep 4, 2019
The Jeffrey Epstein scandal has focused attention on funding of higher education institutions by patrons with disgraceful behavior.
More Scientists, Institutions with Links to Jeffrey Epstein
Catherine Offord | Aug 27, 2019
Researchers continued to meet and accept funding from the wealthy donor even after he was convicted of sex crimes in 2008.
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Researchers Quit MIT’s Media Lab over Jeffrey Epstein Money
Kerry Grens | Aug 22, 2019
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.