Cyagen, a biotech that sells animal models and other lab materials, is offering scientists financial rewards for citing the company in research papers. The better the journal, the bigger the offer.
A pharmaceutical company received a warning letter from the FDA after it paid the social media star to post a selfie with its morning sickness pills — without noting possible side effects.
Millions of American kids have an incarcerated parent, which can trigger PTSD, depression, and other mental health disorders. A unique Brooklyn organization is trying to help, one family at a time.
This week, New Scientist perpetuated a myth that has been around for a decade: that semen controls women's brains. Here's why that's spunk.
About a million children in the U.S. take antipsychotics such as Risperdal and Abilify, but most don’t have a diagnosed mental illness. And 58,000 are between ages 1 and 6.
The letter was signed by 600 people and sent Tuesday to the publisher of Science and to BuzzFeed News. It denounces the elite publisher for sexist columns, an offensive cover photo about trans people, and a snarky tweet from an editor who has since resigned.
A scientist was just sentenced to 57 months in jail for using $11.6 million in federal dollars to fake data on AIDS vaccines. That’s super rare — Han is one of the only scientists to go to prison for fraud, out of nearly 300 researchers found guilty of misconduct.
Rolled tongues, jointed ribs, flexible penises — whales have come a long way from their land- mammal ancestors.
Kurt Romondt was allegedly making a whole lot of GHB.
John Hagmann, a doctor who taught battlefield medicine, is accused of sexually assaulting his students and forcing them to inject each other with drugs. Hagmann was a no-show at his misconduct hearing Friday. Warning: This post contains graphic details of the alleged sexual abuse.
Did you watch The Miracle of Life? Gawk at graphic photos of STIs? Put a condom on a banana? We want to hear from you!
Louisiana lawmakers won’t allow public schools to ask kids survey questions about their sex lives. That frustrates public health experts trying to curb sky-high rates of teen pregnancy and STIs.
The British scientist, who won the 2001 Nobel Prize in medicine, was giving a talk at a journalism conference when he expressed his support for sex-segregated labs and admitted he has a reputation as a misogynist.
From beer to bread, the battle over slapping warning labels on genetically modified food has made some strange political bedfellows.
With the stigma of pot on the decline, people are increasingly turning to vaping to get high. Here’s what you should know before you inhale.
A decade ago, drug companies started heavily marketing the antipsychotics Abilify, Seroquel, and Zyprexa as treatments for depression — despite concerns over serious side effects. That marketing is subsiding now as generics hit the market, but it may have created a dangerous clinical standard.
This week a woman scientist tweeted sexist comments made about one of her studies during the peer-review process. BuzzFeed News asked for more stories, and discovered that this kind of thing isn’t all that uncommon.