- 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 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 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.