Charles Lieber, former chair of Harvard’s Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, is accused of lying to the federal government. Read more
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MPs investigate role of journal publication in the early stages of the pandemic Read more
Andrea Pető was asked to withdraw criticism that a Europe-wide standards group had failed to confront illiberalism in Hungary and Poland Read more
The University of Arizona recently hosted a seminar in which scholars and grad students discussed how “pro-migrant, anti-capitalist” outcomes can be achieved through research projects, in particular amid the COVID pandemic. Read more
While open-access science has made research available worldwide, some scholars worry that misinformation, fraud and politicization have become rampant in a system that rewards speed and sparkle. Read more
Seeds from genetically modified barley plants are being used in a process which creates lab-grown meat. Read more
Californian duo David Julius and Ardem Patapoutian win prize for discoveries on how heat and touch are experienced Read more
Researchers say a ban on preprint material citations in funding applications is a ‘remarkably stupid own-goal for Australian science’ Read more
A row has blown up between Facebook and academics over the use of its data for reporting trends on the social network. Read more
Exclusive: small changes in conference design can make big difference to female inclusion, say researchers Read more