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Stories with subject: Scientific publishing
  • Professor seeks retraction of Science article he co-authored 
    Updated: May-20-15 3:11 pm

    NEW YORK - Citing irregularities on the part of his colleague, a prominent Columbia University professor has asked Science magazine to retract a study he co-authored last year about the ability of openly gay canvassers to shift voters' views toward support for same-sex marriage.

  • Discovery opens door for homemade morphine, painkillers 
    Updated: May-18-15 12:40 pm

    LOS ANGELES - Scientists have figured out all the steps to make morphine and similar painkillers without using opium poppies, opening the door for home-brewed drugs and even wider abuse.