A prominent researcher in the field of regenerative medicine was cleared on Friday of charges of scientific misconduct by the Karolinska Institute, the Swedish medical university where he had done much of his pioneering work

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Science Isn’t Broken

August 20, 2015

It’s just a hell of a lot harder than we give it credit for

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Most hiring committees and tenure review boards in the social sciences continue to give more weight to publications or the potential to publish in top technical journals above other factors when making decisions that affect the careers of young academics. But popular media attention increasingly works in a candidate’s favor as well. For tenure decisions

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An investigation in Sweden into a surgeon who is a pioneer in the field of regenerative medicine has found that he committed scientific misconduct by omitting or falsifying information about the conditions of three patients in medical journals

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Scientists in Iceland have produced an unprecedented snapshot of a nation’s genetic makeup, discovering a host of previously unknown gene mutations that may play roles in ailments as diverse as Alzheimer’s disease, heart disease and gallstones

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Our Michelle Huckaby Lewis comments on ‘The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, the Sequel’ an op-ed by Rebecca Skloot

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