One of the world’s largest research-funding charities is using its reputation for the greater good, by cracking down on harassment and bullying.
Genomic data can have a significant effect on other areas of society. Insurance premiums, familial impact, identification. As we enter the genomic era, policy will need to reflect these new considerations.
There is concern that the White House is considering imposing further limits on research by Chinese citizens in the United States, saying that “scientific progress depends on openness, transparency, and the free flow of ideas”
Technologies for amplifying, sequencing and matching DNA have created new opportunities in genomic science. But there are ethical and social implications.
Denmark-based drugmaker Novo Nordisk has invested more in lobbying and doubled political donations since 2015.
U.S. regulators approved Novartis’ cell therapy Kymriah for the treatment of patients with a second type of blood cancer.
The National Insitute of Health is finally launching All of Us, a huge research study with the aim of making precision medicine available to people of all backgrounds. But will people give up their data?
Is peer review biased? Female health researchers who applied for grants from Canada’s major health research funder were funded less often than male counterparts because of potential bias, and characteristics of peer reviewers can also affect the result, a study has found.
Prominent cancer and gene therapy scientist, Inder Verma of the Salk Institute of Biological Studies has been placed on leave, whilst the institute is investigating allegations against him.
13 European countries have committed to work together and ensure secure and authorised cross-border access to genomic and other health data.
In a rare move, the agency is looking into whether Southern Illinois University allowed experimental vaccine research to occur on university grounds—without safety precautions.
Many forensic science methods commonly used in criminal cases and portrayed in popular TV police dramas have never been scientifically validated and may lead to unjust verdicts, experts argue in a new editorial.