HHMI Professors Urge Professional Societies to Exclude Harassers
HHMI Professors Urge Professional Societies to Exclude Harassers
A letter in Science garners dozens of signatures.
HHMI Professors Urge Professional Societies to Exclude Harassers
HHMI Professors Urge Professional Societies to Exclude Harassers

A letter in Science garners dozens of signatures.

A letter in Science garners dozens of signatures.

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Probiotics’ Effects on the Microbiome Vary Widely
Probiotics’ Effects on the Microbiome Vary Widely
Abby Olena | Sep 6, 2018
Experiments in mice and people find that probiotic supplements don’t consistently change the composition of the gut microbiome, and may have adverse effects after antibiotics.
Theranos Goes Under
Theranos Goes Under
Sukanya Charuchandra | Sep 5, 2018
The discredited blood-testing company announced its decision to close in a company-wide email.
Salk Gender-Discrimination Lawsuit to Go to Trial
Salk Gender-Discrimination Lawsuit to Go to Trial
Shawna Williams | Sep 4, 2018
A judge throws out several of researcher Beverly Emerson’s claims, but the case proceeds.
Limited Meal Times Prevent Obesity in Mice Prone to Gaining Weight
Limited Meal Times Prevent Obesity in Mice Prone to Gaining Weight
Abby Olena | Aug 30, 2018
Even in mice with a busted circadian clock and an unhealthy diet, carefully timed feeding overcomes the rodents’ predispositions for metabolic diseases.
Indian Government Aims to Take Down Predatory Journals
Indian Government Aims to Take Down Predatory Journals
Sukanya Charuchandra | Aug 29, 2018
A government body that regulates higher education has asked universities for a “white list” of legitimate scientific journals by August 30.
Air Pollution Linked to Decline in Cognitive Performance
Air Pollution Linked to Decline in Cognitive Performance
Shawna Williams | Aug 28, 2018
A study compares verbal and math test scores to air quality measurements in China and finds a correlation.
US Senate Passes Spending Bill Granting NIH $39.1 Billion
US Senate Passes Spending Bill Granting NIH $39.1 Billion
Sukanya Charuchandra | Aug 27, 2018
Alzheimer’s disease will receive $2.3 billion, the biggest chunk of change devoted to one of the NIH’s various interests.
Culling Wildlife for the Sake of Research
Culling Wildlife for the Sake of Research
Anna Azvolinsky | Aug 27, 2018
A case in which the University of Florida killed birds to protect crop research raises questions on the ethics of field studies’ potential side effects.
AAAS Insiders Petition to Revoke Honors of Sexual Harassers
AAAS Insiders Petition to Revoke Honors of Sexual Harassers
Shawna Williams | Aug 24, 2018
The organization says it’s working on a policy.