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06/23/2017
Don’t let Europe’s open-science dream drift Nature

Now that the major players have agreed to the giant European Open Science Cloud, it’s time to get the project moving.

06/22/2017
Strategies for Promoting High-Quality Care and Personal Resilience in Palliative Care AMA Journal of Ethics

Palliative care (PC) clinicians are faced with ever-expanding pressures, which can make it difficult to fulfill their duties to self and others and lead to moral distress.

06/21/2017
China cracks down on fake peer reviews Nature

The Chinese government is going on the offensive against scientists who dupe journals by creating fraudulent reviews of submitted papers. A coalition of agencies led by the science ministry announced on 14 June that the government would suspend the grants of researchers involved in such fraud, which surfaced earlier this year when a cancer journal retracted 107 research papers from Chinese authors. And funding agencies in China promised to increase policing of the scientific community to prevent similar deceptions.

06/20/2017
Trump ‘simply does not care’ about HIV/AIDS, say 6 experts who just quit his advisory council Washington Post

The first hints of an uncertain future for the Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS came last year, when Donald Trump’s presidential campaign refused to meet with advocates for people living with HIV, said Scott Schoettes, a member of the council since 2014. That unease was magnified on Inauguration Day in January, when an official White House website for the Office of National AIDS Policy vanished, Schoettes said. Last week, he and five others announced they were quitting the Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS, also known as PACHA.