Women still an afterthought in research

COVID-19 impacts men more seriously than women, critical information that resulted from research examining how the virus progresses differently based on sex.

Book urges scientists to wrestle with ethical dilemmas

Equipping social scientists for ethical challenges is the aim of a new book, "Ethical Challenges in the Brain and Behavioral Sciences: Case Studies and Commentaries" (Cambridge University Press), edited by Cornell psychologist ...

Science journal says Facebook experiment 'a concern'

The scientific journal that published a controversial Facebook experiment on mood manipulation said Thursday it was concerned that the company did not follow scientific ethics and principles of informed consent.

Proposed revisions to the Common Rule: new report

Proposed updates to federal regulations that protect human research subjects need additional clarification when applied to the social and behavioral sciences, says a new report from the National Research Council. The report ...

Measuring image quality made easier with new computational methods

Researcher Mikko Nuutinen has developed methods for measuring the quality of digital and printed images computationally with algorithms directly from natural images. These unprecedented methods are presented in his doctoral ...