This article has been corrected to reflect the fact that researchers would see an activation in an analogous system "if there was genuine readthrough going on, and not reporter stabilization." The original version of the story said they would not observe an activation.

Some chemical compounds may trigger nonspecific but highly reproducible signal modulation in certain luciferase assays, according to a study conducted by the National Institutes of Health’s Chemical Genomics Center.

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Using DNA to sketch crime victims might not be a great idea, the NYTimes says.

Science has its own problem with sexual harassment. What do we do with the research these abusers produce, Wired asks.

Senate Republicans led by Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) are trying to change how the government funds basic research, reports ScienceInsider.

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