Unhappy Researchers

The Stop Trading on Congressional Knowledge, or STOCK, Act was enacted in April with the aim of preventing members of the US Congress from profiting on knowledge they gain through their legislative activities. "[The law] will require agencies to post financial reports for high-level government employees on the Internet," says ScienceInsider's Jocelyn Kaiser.

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