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Team sequencing 1,000 fungal genomes

A 79-year-old collection of fungal cultures and the U.S. Forest Service's Northern Research Station are part of a team that will sequence 1,000 fungal genomes in the next 5 years.

dateNov 07, 2011 in Biotechnology
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Past medical testing on humans revealed

(AP) -- Shocking as it may seem, U.S. government doctors once thought it was fine to experiment on disabled people and prison inmates. Such experiments included giving hepatitis to mental patients in Connecticut, ...

dateFeb 27, 2011 in Other
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US apologizes for '40s syphilis study in Guatemala

(AP) -- American scientists deliberately infected prisoners and patients in a mental hospital in Guatemala with syphilis 60 years ago, a recently unearthed experiment that prompted U.S. officials to apologize Friday and ...

dateOct 01, 2010 in Other
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