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MyHeritage Account Data Compromised in “Cybersecurity Incident”
Catherine Offord | Jun 6, 2018
A security researcher found the email addresses and encrypted passwords of more than 92 million users of the genealogy site on a private server outside the company.
Scientists Are Opting for Remote Postdoc Positions
Ashley Yeager | May 1, 2018
Technology and family constraints are making the “ghostdoc” more popular, but the setup is not without costs, researchers say.
Different Alcoholic Drinks Tied to Different Moods
Catherine Offord | Nov 22, 2017
An online survey finds that people report feeling most relaxed with a glass of red wine or beer, and most aggressive when drinking spirits.
Michigan State Court of Appeals Hears Arguments in PubPeer Litigation
Bob Grant | Oct 5, 2016
Attorneys representing pathologist Fazlul Sarkar and users of the post-publication peer review website present their cases regarding the constitutionality of subpoenaing for the identities of anonymous commenters.
Pathologist Sues PubPeer Users
Tracy Vence | Oct 27, 2014
A professor who was terminated from a new job before he’d even started is suing users of the post-publication peer review forum for allegedly making defamatory statements.
One Profile Fits All
Jef Akst | Nov 21, 2013
Federal agencies partner up to develop an online tool for researchers to build a universal biosketch to accompany grant applications.
Internalizing the Internet
Beth Marie Mole | Jan 23, 2013
Online social networks alter how users see themselves and their world.
Jef Akst | Feb 1, 2012
Portable wet-lab kits allow even soldiers stationed in war zones to earn college science credits.