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Borderline Disorder: Medical Personnel and Law Enforcement

Dien Ho, Kenneth A. Richman, and Mark Bigney, 04/03/2014

Synthetic Chromosomes

Gregory E. Kaebnick, 03/28/2014

Truvada: No Substitute for Responsible Sex

Richard M. Weinmeyer, 02/14/2014

De-Extinction: Could Technology Save Nature?

Gregory E. Kaebnick, 02/07/2014

Bioethics and the Dogma of “Brain Death”

Franklin G. Miller and Robert D. Truog, 02/03/2014

Genetic Information Is Not Always Benign

Paul S. Appelbaum, 01/24/2014

Rounding Up Scientific Journals

Adriane Fugh-Berman and Thomas G. Sherman, 01/10/2014

An ICU Nurse Discusses Brain Death

Aimee Milliken, 01/03/2014
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Journal editor defends retraction of GMO-rats study while authors reveal some of paper's history

Retraction Watch

"...claiming COPE guidelines somehow supports the decision [to retract] doesn't seem valid."

Big Data + Big Pharma = Big Money 

Charles Ornstein, ProPublica

"Need another reminder of how much drugmakers spend to discover what doctors are prescribing? Look no further than new documents from the leading keeper of such data."

U Faculty Calls for Review of Controversial Drug Study

Jeremy Olson, Star Tribune

 "Nearly a decade after Dan Markingson died by suicide while participating in a U of M drug trial for schizophrenics, the U’s Faculty Senate raised his death as a reason to re-examine their institution’s handling of vulnerable research subjects."  

 Make Your Wishes Known 

Ashwaq Masoodi, The Atlantic
The story of a 36-year-old man on life support whose family pulled the plug, and what happened next."

Transforming Diagnosis
Thomas Insel, National Institute of Mental Health
"While DSM has been described as a “Bible” for the field, it is, at best, a dictionary, creating a set of labels and defining each."

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