Bioethicists Defend Facebook's Controversial Mood Study

Saying it could have "a chilling effect on valuable research," over 30 ethicists have put their signatures on a column claiming that Facebook's clandestine and manipulative mood study was not inappropriate. » 7/18/14 9:30am 7/18/14 9:30am

Government Scientists in the U.S. Are Set to End Most Research Done On…

It has been a long time coming, but it looks like the vast majority of medical research performed on chimps in the United States is about to come to an end. A report from an internal working group was approved yesterday by the National Institutes of Health — and pending a final review by NIH director Francis Collins,… » 1/23/13 3:00pm 1/23/13 3:00pm