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Magdalena Koziol, a former postdoc at Yale University, was the victim of scientific sabotage. Now, she is suing the...
Antiretroviral drugs can protect people from becoming infected by HIV. But so-called pre-exposure prophylaxis, or PrEP...
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Considered an icon of conservation science, researchers at World Wildlife Fund (WWF) headquarters in Washington, D.C.,...
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United Kingdom Passes on Research Integrity Investigators
7 May 2009 10:48 am
The Times Higher Education reports today that prospects have dimmed in the United Kingdom for a national body that would investigate possible research misconduct. U.K. universities apparently resisted the new scheme, preferring to keep such investigations internal. One proponent of a national research integrity office dismissed such in-house misconduct probes, offering this unusual comparison: "It is a bit like using a condom with hundreds of holes [in it] and calling it safe sex."