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October 31, 2014

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7:03 PM | Ebola, abundant caution, and sharing a world.
Today a judge in Maine ruled that quarantining nurse Kaci Hickox is not necessary to protect the public from Ebola. Hickox, who had been in Sierra Leone for a month helping to treat people infected... -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

October 12, 2014

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9:17 PM | You’re not rehabilitated if you keep deceiving.
Regular readers will know that I view scientific misconduct as a serious harm to both the body of scientific knowledge and the scientific community involved in building that knowledge. I also hold... -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

October 10, 2014

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5:51 PM | Grappling with the angry-making history of human subjects research, because we need to.
Teaching about the history of scientific research with human subjects bums me out. Indeed, I get fairly regular indications from students in my “Ethics in Science” course that reading... -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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