To Court

Patrick Harran, a chemistry professor at the University of California, Los Angeles, is facing prosecution over the death of his research assistant, Sheharbano Sangji, in a lab fire, the Associated Press reports. Harran is facing three counts of felony workplace safety violations in Sangji's death. If convicted, he could be sentenced to up to four and a half years in prison.

Get the full story

This story is free
for registered users

Registering provides access to this and other free content.

Register now.

Already have an account?
Login Now.

Related Posts

In Science this week: swapping yeast genes with human orthologs to study conservation of function, and more.

Hong Kong is using DNA phenotyping to shame litterers.

A study appearing in Cell suggests some metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer patients could benefit from PARP inhibitor therapy.

NIH's Francis Collins writes that scientific advances are poised to help populations all over the world, but more scientists are needed to keep the momentum.