Google, Yahoo, Microsoft Barred from Advertising Sex Determination Tests by India's Supreme Court
International Business Times
"India is suffering so much because of sex ration. Still there is a state of antipathy..."
Journal editor defends retraction of GMO-rats study while authors reveal some of paper's history
"...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
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."
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."