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Stories with subject: Scientific ethics
  • Leading stem cell scientist cleared of misconduct charges 
    Updated: Aug-28-15 6:37 am

    LONDON - Sweden's Karolinska Institute says a leading stem cell scientist accused of unethical behavior has been cleared of scientific misconduct though he sometimes acted without due care.

  • Texas lab criticized over handling of monkeys for study 
    Updated: Aug-24-15 5:38 pm

    DALLAS - A prestigious laboratory in Texas is under federal investigation after auditors issued a preliminary report saying it did not do enough to prevent the suffering of primates who were infected with a deadly virus for a study of the disease.

  • Liberians look for help to care for research chimps story has photos
    Updated: Aug-24-15 4:34 pm

    CHIMPANZEE ISLAND, Liberia - Eleven chimpanzees rushed out from the bush and descended from trees to the shore, making jubilant sounds to greet the speed boat bringing food.

  • Coalition: Measure aimed at humane treatment of farm animals 
    Updated: Aug-19-15 4:34 pm

    BOSTON - Animal advocates launched a campaign Wednesday to put before Massachusetts voters a proposal that would prohibit raising certain farm animals in small cages and crates and would effectively ban the sale of eggs, pork and veal from animals kept in such tight spaces, wherever they are raised.

  • Patagonia stops buying wool from Argentine supplier 
    Updated: Aug-18-15 5:00 pm

    VENTURA, California - Outdoor clothing maker Patagonia said it has stopped buying wool from Argentina-based supplier Ovis 21 after video released by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals showed sheep and lambs being mutilated and skinned alive.

  • Program lets Nebraska students conduct scientific research 
    Updated: Aug-05-15 5:02 pm

    LINCOLN, Nebraska - A scholars program based at the University of Nebraska Medical Center is offering college students a chance to conduct scientific research.