Biology

Under the Microscope

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Texas A&M case involving late reporting of injuries to researchers has intensified attention paid to biolab safety.

The Federal Role in Biolab Oversight

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GAO official and House subcommittee chairman cite dangers of adding more biodefense labs without increasing the capability to monitor them.

Dissecting the Biology Curriculum

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Cornell U. task force floats a proposal that would replace the standard intro to biology course with more specialized courses for majors.

Improving Science Instruction -- in Iraq

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As the only North American member of the Teacher Training Network for Iraq, U. of Alberta hosts Iraqi professors.

Academic Freedom and Evolution

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As opponents of scientific consensus make free expression claims, a professor who wrote book to reconcile faith with evolution is banned from teaching general biology or having his book taught.

More Aggressive Guidance on Conflicts of Interest

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2 groups urge universities that engage in biomedical research to adopt policies on institutional conflicts within two years and toughen standards on individual financial interests.

See Ben Stein's Movie

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Historically, if a front in the culture wars didn't originate on a college campus, its battles eventually reached the ivory tower one way or another.

Push to Protect Researchers From Attacks

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California lawmakers move to enact new protections for scientists facing harassment and worse from animal rights extremists.

Debating Ideas vs. Legitimizing Falsehoods

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Northern Kentucky U. to hold mock trial for fictional high school teacher fired for teaching creationism -- with the audience as jury. Is the university bolstering discussion of tough issues or undercutting science?

Defending the Fruit Flies from Sarah Palin

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The Republican campaign has moved beyond mocking research on bear DNA to attacking a new research earmark -- and some scientists have had enough.

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