lab accident
Researcher Accidentally Infects Self with Zika
Researcher Accidentally Infects Self with Zika
Catherine Offord | Jun 14, 2016
An unidentified researcher at the University of Pittsburgh has contracted the virus after mishandling a needle.
AAAS Fellowship Decision Criticized
AAAS Fellowship Decision Criticized
Bob Grant | Dec 11, 2015
The chemist charged with felony labor code violations following a 2008 lab fire that killed a research assistant was recently named an American Association for the Advancement of Science fellow.
CDC Scores Poorly on Biosafety
CDC Scores Poorly on Biosafety
Jef Akst | Mar 25, 2015
In the wake of numerous safety breaches at the federal agency, a new report finds US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention oversight “inconsistent and insufficient at multiple levels.”
Agreement Reached in Lab Fire Case
Agreement Reached in Lab Fire Case
Jef Akst | Jun 25, 2014
A University of California, Los Angeles chemist facing criminal charges after a lab accident that killed his research assistant in 2009 avoids a public trial and jail time.