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German Carmakers Funded Tests of Diesel Fumes on Monkeys and Humans
Diana Kwon | Jan 29, 2018
News reports reveal that Volkswagen, Daimler, and BMW funded the organization that conducted the studies.
Amid Criticism, University of Rochester President Steps Down
Kerry Grens | Jan 12, 2018
Academics had expressed disapproval with the college’s handling of sexual harassment allegations made against a brain sciences professor.
Top 10 Retractions of 2017
Retraction Watch | Dec 18, 2017
Making the list: a journal breaks a retraction record, Nobel laureates Do the Right Thing, and Seinfeld characters write a paper
The Year in Science Policy
Kerry Grens | Dec 15, 2017
How a new administration in the U.S. affected scientists around the world throughout 2017
US Research Integrity Head Temporarily Leaves Post
Kerry Grens | Nov 21, 2017
Kathy Partin, whose staff had expressed concerns about changes she instituted, was reportedly asked to leave.
WHO Cherry-Picked Data on Pesticide, Investigation Finds
Ashley P. Taylor | Oct 22, 2017
A group evaluating glyphosate’s cancer risk omitted evidence that the chemical is not carcinogenic.
New Dean of USC Medical School Fired
Ashley P. Taylor | Oct 6, 2017
Rohit Varma’s termination, following the recent resignation of his predecessor over misbehavior, came as the
Los Angeles Times
prepared to report on a 2003 sexual harassment case.
Artificial Tissues Implanted Without Regulatory Approval, Investigation Reports
Ashley P. Taylor | Oct 3, 2017
Tissue recipients were treated as “guinea pigs,” says investigation leader.
HHS Secretary Price Resigns After Criticism of Plane Travel
Shawna Williams | Oct 2, 2017
Heads of CMS, FDA are among the potential replacements.
Bioengineering Professor, Students Accused of Fraud
Kerry Grens | Sep 30, 2017
Virginia Tech’s Yiheng Percival Zhang was arrested for misusing grant funds from the federal government.