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Cancer moonshot and additional funding
By Judy Keen  |  May 10, 2016

Within cancer research circles, there has been quite a bit of press about immunotherapy and the Vice President’s

"It is not what we profess in public, but where we walk and what we practice in secret that gives us integrity." - Sir Francis Bacon
By Melinda Gormley  |  May 03, 2016

Many universities and federal agencies have research integrity policies that focus on misconduct and improper behaviors, whereas few provide principles of research integrity explaining model behavi

Water or Fluoride?
By Lynn Adams  |  May 02, 2016

I recently saw a post on my Facebook feed that stated the fluoridation of tap water in the U.S. is causing neurological damage to children.

Sleeping in Library
By Lynn Hull  |  April 18, 2016

Although many people value equality and tolerance, we are repeatedly exposed to social biases though our daily media consumption and other interactions.

Pigeon with backback
By Beth S. Linas  |  April 11, 2016

The Internet of Things (IoT) has spawned innovation in directions never previously imagined.


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