Scientists take action to prevent sexual harassment and bias

A diverse group of scientists gathered last December at the Banbury Center in Cold Spring Harbor, NY, to confront how institutions and funding agencies can prevent sexual harassment and gender bias in the STEM workforce.

Scientific misconduct harms prior collaborators

Scientists should choose their associates carefully, according to researchers at the University of Luxembourg and the Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW), Mannheim, as future misconduct by colleagues could seriously ...

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 ...

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.

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