Scientific American has named its SciAm 50, the awards given out for leading research and innovation. The X Prize Foundation won for policy leader, and of course stem cell guru Shinya Yamanaka was a shoo-in. And proteomics expert Dick Smith from Pacific Northwest National Labs was honored in the neurological insights category.

 

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US National Science Foundation is continuing its responsible research conduct training policy despite its flaws, ScienceInsider reports.

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