National Institutes of Health

FOIA

‘Mutant Rabbit’ Lost By University of Michigan Laboratory, FOIA Docs Show

The University of Michigan was home to a series of animal deaths in 2018.
Sarah Emerson
3.25.19
the anti-science presidency

You Should Be Mad As Hell That Trump Wants to Cut Research Grants

If you're ever going to be sick or old, this affects you.
Susan Rinkunas
3.30.17
Football

Newly Released Documents Reveal NFL Doctors Used Donations To Influence 2012 Government Led CTE Discussions

In May, a Congressional report found the NFL had unethically tried to influence the NIH. But that was only the tip of the iceberg.
Aaron Gordon
6.30.16
Bodybuilding

Bodybuilders Find a New Way to Get Bigger: Reading

The bros of r/steroids have discovered open access health research.
Oliver Lee Bateman
5.12.16
psychology

The Federal Government Is Studying How Drunk Men Look at Women

The federal government is hoping that a study of drunk men's eye movements will help to reveal the role alcohol plays in gender relations and sexual violence against women.
Alex Swerdloff
7.28.15
News

HIV Researcher Going to Prison for Lying About How Good His Vaccine Was

Dong-Pyou Han spiked HIV-infected rabbit blood with human antibodies to prove his vaccine showed promise.
Jason Koebler
7.2.15
crime

Forget Fingerprints—in the Future We'll Be Identified by Gut Bacteria

Scientists have shown for the first time that people can be identified with unique microbial “fingerprints.”
Steph Yin
5.12.15
Science

What Is CRISPR/Cas9 and Why Is It Suddenly Everywhere?

The controversial gene editing technique is three years old, but just catching on in the mainstream now.
Steph Yin
4.30.15
medicine

In a New Trial, Doctors Will Try to Rid Babies of HIV Within Hours of Birth

Immediate antiretroviral therapy has previously been successful in treating HIV.
Jason Koebler
11.3.14