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Speaking of Science
Staff | Apr 1, 2016
April 2016's selection of notable quotes
TS Picks: November 9, 2015
Tracy Vence | Nov 9, 2015
Social network users rank papers; STAP researcher loses PhD; “tinkering with the fundamentals of life”
Closing the Case on STAP?
Karen Zusi | Sep 23, 2015
Several reports offer an inside look into the stem-cell research controversy.
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.
Contaminants Could’ve Accounted for STAP
Kerry Grens | Dec 29, 2014
Embryonic stem cells likely mucked up the cultures used in the debunked “stimulus-triggered acquisition of pluripotency” studies.
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.
Researchers Update STAP Protocol
Tracy Vence | Sep 15, 2014
Two coauthors on the now-retracted stimulus-triggered acquisition of pluripotency studies present yet another revision to the published method.
Peer Review of STAP Work Revealed
Kerry Grens | Sep 11, 2014
Early versions of two now-retracted stimulus-triggered acquisition of pluripotency studies had been rejected before.
RIKEN to Regroup Following STAP Saga
Tracy Vence | Aug 27, 2014
The Japanese institution will downsize, rename, and relaunch the research center at the heart of the stimulus-triggered acquisition of pluripotency controversy.