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Questioning The Value Of Animal Studies

Many important studies in scientific research have been performed on animals but researchers at Stanford are now questioning the value of some of them.

08/05/2013

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Studying Studies

Scientists looked at 3000 medical review articles and found only one out of ten studies actually showed a major treatment effect.

10/30/2012

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Study: Under Pressure, More Scientists Are Falsifying Research

There’s growing pressure to publish papers quickly and receive dwindling research dollars, according to findings published in the “Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.”

10/02/2012

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Merck Makes Massive Donation To Natural Products Library In Doylestown

The research arm of the Hepatitis B Foundation in Bucks County is on the receiving end of one of the world’s largest natural products libraries thanks to a donation from pharma giant Merck.

06/08/2011

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Nobel Prize-Winning Scientist Dr. Barry Blumberg Dead At 85

A prominent Philadelphia scientist, who won the Nobel Prize for his discovery of the Hepatitis B virus, has died. Dr. Barry Blumberg suffered a heart attack after giving a speech at a NASA conference in California.

04/07/2011

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