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Stories with subject: Scientific ethics
  • Japan stem cell researcher says results valid 
    Updated: Apr-09-14 6:55 am
  • TOKYO - The Japanese scientist accused of falsifying data in a widely heralded stem-cell research paper said Wednesday the results are valid despite mistakes in their presentation.

  • Complaint accuses Yale in 33 animal deaths 
    Updated: Apr-03-14 5:58 am
  • NEW HAVEN, Connecticut - An animal rights group is accusing Yale University of negligence in the deaths of 33 animals in research laboratories and wants federal officials to fine the school at least $60,000.

  • Report: EPA fails to disclose risks in human tests 
    Updated: Apr-02-14 5:12 pm
  • WASHINGTON - An internal investigation issued Wednesday found that the Environmental Protection Agency failed to disclose long-term cancer risks and a small chance of death to 81 human test subjects who consented to breathe in diesel exhaust and other pollutants during experiments.

  • Stem cell controversy sets back Japanese science 
    Updated: Apr-02-14 2:39 am
  • TOKYO - The finding that a lead researcher falsified data in a widely heralded stem-cell research paper is a setback for Japan's efforts to promote its advanced research, but also a symptom of the pressure for breakthroughs in the field, experts say.

  • Va. Aquarium's stranding team helps marine animals 
    Updated: Mar-29-14 8:56 am
  • VIRGINIA BEACH, Virginia - The mystery began with a telephone call on an otherwise normal Wednesday to the Mid-Atlantic Marine Conservation Center, a plain building on a dead-end street near the Virginia Beach oceanfront.

  • University's birth control research challenged 
    Updated: Mar-24-14 11:35 am
  • ST. LOUIS - A Washington University research project that provides free birth control to the poor and uninsured is under scrutiny for its off-label use of a contraceptive insert.