[UPDATED] Why the U.S. Is One of the Cruelest Places in the World for…

The United States prides itself on being a country of animal lovers. But when it comes to the ethical treatment of lab animals, few countries perform worse. Here's how the U.S. practices measure up to the rest of the world. [UPDATE: io9 has editorial concerns with this article.] » 11/26/14 11:00am 11/26/14 11:00am

How Shoddy Medical Research Can Harm Us All

Doctor and journalist Ben Goldacre, along with Stuart Armstrong, is calling attention to what might be the worst and most significant example of intentional confirmation bias in recent history — a widespread problem in drug research could be harming and killing many of us. » 9/26/12 11:35am 9/26/12 11:35am