Sixth-Grader May Have Stolen Credit For Marine Biologist's Lionfish Research

There's a new development in the story about 12-year-old Lauren Arrington's remarkable science fair project about the invasive potential of lionfish. A marine biologist is now claiming that the project was based on published work he did back in 2011 — and that the girl is the daughter of his former supervisor's best… »7/22/14 2:59pm

New report reveals how corporations undermine science with fake bloggers and bribes

You've probably heard about how the tobacco industry tried to suppress scientific evidence that smoking causes cancer by publishing shady research, bribing politicians, and pressuring researchers. But you may not have realized that tabacco's dirty tricks are just the tip of the iceberg. In a disturbing new report… »3/09/12 5:22pm

Science retracts controversial Chronic Fatigue Syndrome study without the consent of its authors

A scientific controversy of operatic proportions has reached a significant turning point today. The drama kicked off in 2009, with a publication in Science that reported a startling link between chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) and a virus called XMRV. But today, following a partial retraction issued back in September, … »12/22/11 2:05pm