Esteemed Harvard researcher Marc Hauser is taking a year-long leave of absence after a Harvard board of inquiry found evidence of scientific misconduct in his lab, and after he retracted a 2002 study published in Cognition on whether monkeys learn rules, reports the Boston Globe's Carolyn Johnson.

To read the full story....

Register for Free.

Already have a GenomeWeb or 360Dx account?
Login Now.

What happens to scientific papers when certain journals are no longer published? Some scientists are trying to make sure they don't disappear forever.

A study in Microbiome finds that heavy drinkers have an unhealthy mix of bacteria in their mouths.

Doctors and patients are still trying to figure out what role at-home genetic testing should play in healthcare, Newsweek says.

In Genome Research this week, mismatch repair deficiency in C. elegans, retracing transcriptions start site evolution in the human genome, and more.