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Stories with subject: Scientific research
  • Ex-Iowa State scientist gets prison for faking HIV research 
    Updated: Jul-01-15 5:08 pm

    DES MOINES, Iowa - A former Iowa State University scientist who altered blood samples to make it appear he had achieved a breakthrough toward a potential vaccine against HIV was sentenced Wednesday to more than 4 ½ years in prison for making false statements in research reports.

  • 3 UC researchers win national young scientist award 
    Updated: Jun-30-15 6:15 am

    SAN FRANCISCO - Three University of California researchers are the winners of a national young scientist award that carry a cash prize of $250,000 each.

  • NSF-funded research at Mines to focus on ballistics, weather 
    Updated: Jun-28-15 11:26 am

    RAPID CITY, South Dakota - Undergraduate students from across the country are gathering at the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology this summer to study ballistics and other topics thanks to funding from the National Science Foundation.

  • Smithsonian to improve ethics policies on research funding 
    Updated: Jun-26-15 6:37 pm

    After revelations that a scientist failed to disclose his funding sources for climate change research, the Smithsonian Institution said Friday it is improving its ethics and disclosure policies to avoid conflicts of interest.

  • MSU: $88.1M research site to boost Grand Rapids-area economy 
    Updated: Jun-18-15 12:20 pm

    GRAND RAPIDS, Michigan - Michigan State University's new $88.1 million biomedical research center in Grand Rapids will strengthen the area's economic future, school officials said Thursday.

  • Vermont educators get grant for biomedical research 
    Updated: Jun-12-15 5:08 pm

    BURLINGTON, Vermont - A network of Vermont scientists led by the University of Vermont is getting a federal grant of $17.8 million to continue biomedical research projects while also training the next generation of researchers, officials said Friday.