An email obtained by BuzzFeed News shows that University College London was aware of allegations of falsified data in research by geneticist David Latchman’s lab a decade before it launched a formal investigation.
Peter AldhousICYMI: A UK University Knew Of Problems In A Top Geneticist’s Lab Years Before Launching A Probe Into Widespread Data Fraud
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It was also the decade we finally started treating drug addiction like a disease, spurred by an overdose epidemic that ravaged white, rural America.
Peter AldhousTelling quote in this @dvergano look at the decade of opioid addiction, on how the long overdue shift from criminalization to a focus on public health had much to do with race: “We had a white epidemic; we changed our tune.”