by Rebecca Boxhorn, JD, Research Associate at the Consortium on Law and Values in Health, Environment & the Life Sciences at the University of Minnesota
Greetings from Minnesota! I am a member of the PRIM&R Blog Squad at the 2012 Advancing Ethical Research (AER) Conference. Unlike the other members of this year’s Blog Squad, I will be attending [...] Read more
Did the NBA Finals have you taking a “time out” to watch the games this weekend? Don’t be a benchwarmer any longer—make a fast break and check out the latest Science Times synthesis! With articles covering the full arena of hot topics from an exciting new treatment for hypertension to a shocking discovery about a monumental researcher, this installment is a real slam dunk.
Week of June 4
DNA blueprint [...] Read more
Spring is here, and much like the flora outside, the news is abloom with tales of research! Take some time out from smelling the roses and check out this week’s installment of the “Science Times” synthesis.
Week of March 26
Panel says flu research is safe to publish: The National Science Advisory Board for Biosecurity has recommended that controversial data from a research study on the H5N1 virus, which was originally withheld due to public safety concerns, be published.
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Can you believe that February is already here? As the months of winter continue to fly by, let’s take a moment to see the latest happenings in the world of research in this week’s ‘Science Times’ synthesis. Drop us a comment and share your thoughts on the articles below.
Week of February 7, 2012
Fallout from fatigue syndrome retraction: Sufferers of [...] Read more
What will 2012 bring us in research news? Only time will tell! For now, we’ve provided a glimpse of New Year headlines. As always, don’t forget to leave your comments. We are eager to hear your thoughts on researchers’ responsibilities with regard to the altered flu virus.
Week of January 3, 2012
Animal studies cross campus to lecture hall: Once, the study of animals occurred only in the [...] Read more