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Canadian researchers who commit scientific fraud are protected by privacy laws
Seems a bit weird: "Seventy-eight Canadian scientists have fabricated data, plagiarized, misused grants, or engaged in dodgy scientific practices in projects backed by public funds, a Star analysis has found. But the publicly funded agency responsible for policing scientific fraud is keeping secret the details surrounding these researchers. The scientists’ names, where they worked and what they did wrong is not made public because that information is protected under federal privacy laws."
Over-friendly, or sexual harassment? It depends partly on whom you ask
"Opinions on acceptable male behaviour vary by age, sex and nationality" - figure illustrates the variety on views in different countries
"Nanodrops" That Repair Corneas May Ultimately Replace Glasses
Would be interesting if something like this is made to work in humans: "New eye drops developed by researchers from the Shaare Zedek Medical Center and Bar-Ilan University in Israel can improve both nearsightedness and farsightedness, the inventors claim. However, so far the “nanodrops” have only been successfully tested on pigs’ corneas."