Scientists Voice Concerns over Russian COVID-19 Vaccine Study
Scientists Voice Concerns over Russian COVID-19 Vaccine Study
Almost 40 scientists have signed an open letter, citing odd patterns in the data and a lack of transparency after authors withheld the full data.
Scientists Voice Concerns over Russian COVID-19 Vaccine Study
Scientists Voice Concerns over Russian COVID-19 Vaccine Study

Almost 40 scientists have signed an open letter, citing odd patterns in the data and a lack of transparency after authors withheld the full data.

Almost 40 scientists have signed an open letter, citing odd patterns in the data and a lack of transparency after authors withheld the full data.

Russia
Russia Approves World’s First Coronavirus Vaccine
Russia Approves World’s First Coronavirus Vaccine
Jef Akst | Aug 11, 2020
Some researchers express skepticism given the lack of data about the vaccine’s safety and efficacy, and the country plans to vaccinate healthcare workers, teachers, and others even before testing is complete.
Coronavirus Vaccine Data Are Targets for Foreign Hackers
Coronavirus Vaccine Data Are Targets for Foreign Hackers
Amanda Heidt | Jul 17, 2020
Intelligence officials from the US, UK, and Canada point the finger at Cozy Bear, a group with links to the Russian government.
Arctic Swelters Under 38 °C Heat Wave
Arctic Swelters Under 38 °C Heat Wave
Amanda Heidt | Jun 24, 2020
The possibly record-breaking temps follow the warmest winter on record in the region.
Deafness Gene <em>GJB2</em> Edited in Human Eggs
Deafness Gene GJB2 Edited in Human Eggs
Emily Makowski | Oct 18, 2019
The research, led by Russian biologist Denis Rebrikov, has not led to the birth of gene-edited babies—yet.
Russian Sites Promote Anti-GMO Articles, Study Finds
Russian Sites Promote Anti-GMO Articles, Study Finds
Jim Daley | Feb 28, 2018
RT and Sputnik publish stories about GMOs more often than US outlets, and typically portray them in a negative light.
Russia’s Scientific Squeeze Out
Russia’s Scientific Squeeze Out
Bob Grant | Jul 17, 2015
Lawmakers in the country are moving to blacklist western scientists and foundations that support overseas scholarship.
Opinion: Rebuffing RAS Reform
Opinion: Rebuffing RAS Reform
Victoria Doronina | Sep 19, 2013
On the impending changes to the Russian Academy of Sciences
Opinion: Should Science Be for Sale?
Opinion: Should Science Be for Sale?
Victoria Doronina | Aug 20, 2013
The increasing push to commercialize research is destroying the scientific community.