Wednesday Apr 16
Scientist Apologizes for Mistakes in Stem Cell Research
A Japanese scientist who co-authored what was deemed breakthrough stem cell research issued an apology Wednesday over mistakes that were found in the research.
Have You Ever Seen a College Entrance Ceremony Like This?
Glowsticks. Confetti. A pop music group. This looks more like a party than an entrance ceremony.
The Japan Times
STAP cell scandal still unsettled
An investigative' committee of the government-backed Riken research institute announced Tuesday that Dr. Haruko Obokata committed two cases of research misconduct - fabrication and manipulation of data - in writing two papers on the discovery of a potentially groundbreaking method to create pluripotent stem cells.
Stem Cell Scientist Guilty of Falsifying Data
Japanese researcher Haruko Obokata manipulated and falsified images of a stem cell breakthrough, according to a committee of investigators led by her own institute Haruko Obokata, a stem cell scientist at the RIKEN Center for Development Biology in Kobe, Japan, has been found guilty of misconduct by a committee of investigators led by her own ... (more)