Scientific Speech

Libel law in the UK has led to a number of cases involving scientific speech. For example, Nature was sued for a news article criticizing a researcher who published a large number of papers in the journal where he served as the editor, and science writer Simon Singh was sued for his comments on chiropractics.

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The Washington Post reports on a Federal Bureau of Investigation plan to place rapid DNA analyzers at booking stations around the country.

In an editorial, officials from scientific societies in the US and China call for the international community to develop criteria and standards for human germline editing.

The US National Institutes of Health is to review studies that have received private support for conflicts of interest, according to the New York Times.

In Science this week: the PsychENCODE Consortium reports on the molecular mechanisms of neuropsychiatric disorders, and more.