File this one under creepy or cute, either way, you’re probably not wanting to find a Habelia optata in your Christmas stocking this year, as the … [Read more...] about This 508-million year-old sea creature was a cousin to the scorpion, researchers say
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Geckos grow new tails. Could the science behind spinal cord injuries someday encourage similar cell regeneration and repair in humans? Researchers … [Read more...] about Studying how geckos grow new tails for clues to spinal cord injuries
A new study from researchers at the University of Toronto finds that fully half of the editors of academic journals in the health sciences receive … [Read more...] about Is Big pharma is bribing research journals?
A UBC study by Dr. Christopher Shaw linking vaccines and autism has been retracted from the academic journal that first published it over a month ago. … [Read more...] about Dr. Christopher Shaw: UBC prof is an antivax shill, critics say
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