News tagged with ethical issues

Leaders can avoid whistleblower penalty

Employees who expose unethical behavior in organizations often face retaliation for speaking up. But company leaders who blow the whistle on such activity are less likely to be sanctioned, University of Michigan researchers ...

dateMar 11, 2016 in Social Sciences
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Scientific misconduct is real, but rare

(Phys.org)—Richard Primack, Boston University professor of biology and editor-in-chief of the journal Biological Conservation, observes in the current issue of that publication that while instances of scientific misconduct ...

dateFeb 14, 2013 in Other
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Could prenatal DNA testing open Pandora's box?

(AP) -- Imagine being pregnant and taking a simple blood test that lays bare the DNA of your fetus. And suppose that DNA could reveal not only medical conditions like Down syndrome, but also things like eye color and height. ...

dateJun 13, 2011 in Genetics
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