Anonymized data sets are growing and it is becoming easier to identify individuals. Research-consent procedures must be updated to protect people from being targeted

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Anaesthetist John Carlisle has spotted problems in hundreds of research papers — and spurred a leading medical journal to change its practice

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Those with the least understanding of science oppose it the most and also think they know the most, a study showed

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A giant data store quietly being built in India could free vast swathes of science for computer analysis — but is it legal?

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Carleigh Krubiner, a faculty member at Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics, said, “Hopefully this will set a new precedent for ongoing and future Ebola vaccination efforts, avoiding costly delays in protocol approvals while women face the very real threats of Ebola infection.”

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The goal is to create the continent’s first cross-disciplinary guidelines for collecting, storing and sharing data and specimens

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The TV series is linked to a troubling jump in suicide rates among boys the month after its premiere

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The genome is static, but our ability to analyze it and interpret it is undergoing dramatic change,” said James Evans, a geneticist at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill

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