Tag Archives: Research

China clones gene-edited monkeys for sleep disorder research

Monkeys cloned from a gene-edited macaque with circadian rhythm disorders are seen in a lab at the Institute of Neuroscience of Chinese Academy of Sciences in Shanghai, China January 18, 2019. China Daily via REUTERS SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Chinese scientists have made clones of a gene-edited macaque to aid research of circadian rhythm disorders that… Read More »

China's lax research ethics threaten America's technological dominance

More and more these days, politicians and pundits are pushing the “new Cold War” narrative to describe tensions between the U.S. and China. In terms of potential for military conflict, such a label may prove premature. But when it comes to the battle for scientific and technological dominance, it is absolutely appropriate. Few things illustrate… Read More »

Some research may be encouraging ineffective prescriptions, says new study

A new paper published by McGill University researchers in JAMA Internal Medicine suggests that some clinical trials may promote the use of ineffective and costly treatments. That’s the opposite of what clinical trials are aimed at, namely preventing ineffective and costly treatments from being taken up by physicians and patients. The researchers focused their attention… Read More »