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USC to Fire Former Medical School Dean
Diana Kwon | Jul 24, 2017
Carmen Puliafito, once a renowned ophthalmologist and professor, engaged in illicit drug use and partied with prostitutes.
Theranos CEO Presents New Device
Kerry Grens | Aug 2, 2016
The troubled firm’s medical conference appearance didn’t deliver the evidence many hoped for.
Three More Coauthors Removed from Macchiarini Paper
Kerry Grens | Apr 1, 2016
Colleagues of the surgeon under investigation distance themselves from a 2011
Alleged Scoop Sours Magnetoreceptor Collaboration
Kerry Grens | Sep 21, 2015
University administrators request a retraction upon learning that one researcher scooped another’s results despite having agreed not to.
RIKEN Head Leaving Early
Kerry Grens | Mar 10, 2015
Ryoji Noyori is stepping down from his post as the leader of the premier Japanese research institute before his tenure expires.
Top Science Scandals of 2014
Jef Akst | Dec 25, 2014
The stem cell that never was; post-publication peer review website faces legal trouble; biosecurity breaches at federal labs
STAP Author Can’t Replicate Results
Kerry Grens | Dec 22, 2014
RIKEN’s Haruko Obokata fails to replicate stimulus-triggered acquisition of pluripotency.
Korean Stem Cell Film Tops Box Office
Bob Grant | Oct 9, 2014
A movie based on the Woo Suk Hwang cloning scandal is popular in South Korea, but the plotline strays from reality.