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Judge Decides on GM Rice Retraction
Kerry Grens | Aug 3, 2015
Ethical breaches in a study on the benefits of so-called “golden rice” lead to the paper being pulled from the literature.
GM Rice Researcher Fights Retraction
Jef Akst | Jul 21, 2014
Nutrition scientist Guangwen Tang, who was barred from conducting human studies after an investigation found that she did not comply with ethical regulations, goes to court to save her research.
Mutagens and Multivitamins
Megan Scudellari | May 31, 2014
Not one to shy away from controversy, Bruce Ames has pitted himself against industry groups, environmentalists, and his peers through his work identifying DNA mutagens. And he’s not done yet.
Vitamin A’s Influence on Immunity
Ashley P. Taylor | Mar 19, 2014
Exposure to vitamin A in the womb influences immune system development and lifelong ability to fight infections, a mouse study shows.
Vitamin Deficit Can Boost Innate Immunity
Laasya Samhita | Jan 23, 2014
Researchers show that vitamin A deficiency can help protect mice against parasitic worm infections.
Mary Beth Aberlin | Feb 29, 2012
Studies on safety, efficacy, or dosing of drugs in children, or on nutritional supplements, are not run-of-the-mill.