Merck and Wyeth weren't the only ones. The Associated Press reports that GlaxoSmithKline had a ghostwriting program to support its antidepressant, Paxil. The program, called CASSPER, instructed salespeople to approach physicians and help them write and publish positive articles about the antidepressant.

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A research duo estimates in PLOS One the number of papers that have used misidentified cell lines.

UK's National Institute for Health and Care Excellence approves GlaxoSmithKline's SCID gene therapy despite cost.

Science reports that Brazilian researchers are petitioning for the reversal of budget cuts.

In PLOS this week: gene flow patterns in common ash, guidelines for using morpholinos in zebrafish, and more.