News tagged with misconduct

Homeland Security official probed

(AP)—President Barack Obama's choice to be the No. 2 official at the Homeland Security Department is under investigation for his role in helping a company run by a brother of former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, ...

dateJul 23, 2013 in Internet
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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 miscon ...

dateFeb 14, 2013 in Other
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Feds: Ex-Harvard prof faked data in experiments

(AP)—Federal investigators have found that a Harvard University psychology professor who resigned after being accused of scientific misconduct fabricated data and manipulated results in experiments.

dateSep 05, 2012 in Other
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Can plagiarism be weeded out?

To cheat or not to cheat? It's a question scholars have grappled with for generations. For the majority of students, cheating is out of the question because success can only be achieved through honest and hard work, i.e. ...

dateOct 26, 2011 in Social Sciences
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Arctic scientist under investigation

(AP) -- A federal wildlife biologist whose observation in 2004 of presumably drowned polar bears in the Arctic helped to galvanize the global warming movement has been placed on administrative leave and is being investigated ...

dateJul 28, 2011 in Ecology
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Julian Assange back in court to fight extradition

(AP) -- WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was due back in court Tuesday for the latest installation of his fight against extradition to Sweden, where the 40-year-old Australian is accused of rape and molestation.

dateJul 11, 2011 in Internet
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