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Stories with subject: Scientific ethics
  • 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.

  • Computer Sciences paying $190M to settle SEC fraud charges 
    Updated: Jun-05-15 12:04 pm

    WASHINGTON - Computer Sciences Corp. is paying a $190 million penalty and a former CEO is returning $3.7 million in compensation to resolve federal regulators' charges of accounting fraud involving an important foreign contract.

  • Jailed mayors' hunger strike rallies Venezuelan opposition story has photos
    Updated: Jun-04-15 5:50 pm

    CARACAS, Venezuela - A hunger strike by two high-profile imprisoned politicians is generating excitement among members of a Venezuelan opposition that has seemed mostly disengaged since 2014's fiery protests.