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Stories with subject: Scientific ethics
  • University of Iowa research goat that escaped is euthanized 
    Updated: May-27-16 5:57 pm

    IOWA CITY, Iowa - University of Iowa officials say a goat that escaped a research lab and was on the loose in Iowa City for 10 days has been euthanized.

  • Bone cement company accused of experimenting on humans story has photos
    Updated: May-21-16 5:38 pm

    SEATTLE - Reba Golden hurt her back after falling two floors while building an addition to her house in Honduras. But when she returned to Seattle for a routine spinal surgery, she suffered blood clots, severe bleeding and died in 2007 on the operating table.

  • District: Teacher violated protocol in fiery lab experiment 
    Updated: May-20-16 10:54 am

    FAIRFAX, Virginia - A northern Virginia school district says a high school teacher violated safety protocols during an open-flame chemistry lab demonstration that injured the teacher and five students last year.

  • Auditor praises University of Minnesota changes in research 
    Updated: May-20-16 6:40 am

    ST. PAUL, Minnesota - Minnesota's legislative auditor has positive words for changes in research on human subjects at the University of Minnesota.

  • University of Oklahoma prepares to close baboon program 
    Updated: May-18-16 4:26 pm

    NORMAN, Oklahoma - An official who oversees the University of Oklahoma's baboon program says its primate population is being reduced as the project prepares to close in the next three to four years.

  • Paid parental leave but no union for Columbia grad students 
    Updated: May-10-16 4:58 pm

    NEW YORK - Graduate students who teach and conduct research at Columbia University will get paid parental leave and child-care subsidies starting next fall.

  • Judge: Franklin Institute violated rights of disabled guests 
    Updated: May-09-16 5:34 pm

    PHILADELPHIA - A federal judge says the Franklin Institute in Philadelphia violated the rights of severely disabled guests by forcing them to pay two entrance fees - one for them and another for their caretakers.

  • The Latest: Museum 'strongly disagrees with judge's ruling 
    Updated: May-09-16 5:18 pm

    PHILADELPHIA - The Latest on a court ruling that the Franklin Institute in Philadelphia violated the rights of severely disabled guests by forcing them to pay two entrance fees (all times local).

  • Clemson receives almost $11M to research infectious diseases 
    Updated: May-06-16 12:34 pm

    CLEMSON, South Carolina - Clemson University has received an $11 million grant that will allow scientists to conduct research on organisms that cause infectious diseases including amoebic dysentery, African sleeping sickness and fungal meningitis.

  • Foreign investors in fizzled development are at wit's end story has photos
    Updated: May-05-16 4:50 pm

    MONTPELIER, Vermont - Foreigners who had been banking on their investments in a biomedical research facility and a hotel and rental cottage project in Vermont to get green cards are scrambling to find a backup now that the project's developers are accused of misusing hundreds of millions of dollars in what investigators called a "massive eight-year fraud scheme."

  • Correction: Louisiana Chimps Moving story 
    Updated: May-05-16 12:08 pm

    NEW ORLEANS - In a story May 3 about chimpanzees, The Associated Press reported erroneously, based on information from the organization Project Chimps, that a university laboratory in Louisiana was the first non-federal lab to agree to move all of its chimpanzees to sanctuary. The nonprofit organization said later the New Iberia Research Center was one of the first non-federal programs to release its entire population of research chimps.