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HHS Issues Debarment Notice for Misconduct by Philippe Bois

There's not much we can add to this post from Writedit at the Medical Writing, Editing & Grantsmanship blog. The post presents a notice from the US Department of Health and Human Services Debarring Official in which HHS reports that Philippe Bois, a former postdoc in the biochem department at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, was found to have "engaged in misconduct in science and research misconduct" -- specifically, that Bois "knowingly and intentionally falsified data reported in 2 papers."

The Scan

Not Yet a Permanent One

NPR says the lack of a permanent Food and Drug Administration commissioner has "flummoxed" public health officials.

Unfair Targeting

Technology Review writes that a new report says the US has been unfairly targeting Chinese and Chinese-American individuals in economic espionage cases.

Limited Rapid Testing

The New York Times wonders why rapid tests for COVID-19 are not widely available in the US.

Genome Research Papers on IPAFinder, Structural Variant Expression Effects, Single-Cell RNA-Seq Markers

In Genome Research this week: IPAFinder method to detect intronic polyadenylation, influence of structural variants on gene expression, and more.