Scientific ethics

April 06, 2020 - 3:31 pm
The nonprofit that raises funds for around 80% of the world's anti-doping research is shifting $120,000 to conduct 15,000 COVID-19 tests that will help scientists get a better sense of how many people have the new coronavirus but show no symptoms. The Partnership for Clean Competition, a research...
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FILE - In this Feb. 7, 2019 file photo, Bloomfield High School transgender athlete Terry Miller, second from left, wins the final of the 55-meter dash over transgender athlete Andraya Yearwood, far left, and other runners in the Connecticut girls Class S indoor track meet at Hillhouse High School in New Haven, Conn. In a response to a lawsuit brought by three female high school runners, the Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference maintains that it is exempt from Title IX, that guarantees equal access to women and girls in education, including athletics. The lawsuit argues that male anatomy gives the transgender runners an unfair advantage in violation of Title IX. (AP Photo/Pat Eaton-Robb, File)
March 19, 2020 - 9:19 pm
The organization that oversees high school sports in Connecticut is arguing in a court filing that it is not subject to the federal law that guarantees equal access to women and girls in education, including athletics. The argument that the Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference is exempt...
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FILE - In this Friday, April 13, 2018 file photo South Africa's Caster Semenya waits to compete in the woman's 800m final at Carrara Stadium during the 2018 Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast, Australia. Caster Semenya lost her appeal Wednesday May 1, 2019 against rules designed to decrease naturally high testosterone levels in some female runners. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein, File)
May 01, 2019 - 4:20 pm
GENEVA (AP) — In one of the most ethically and scientifically challenging cases in modern sports law, two-time Olympic champion Caster Semenya lost her appeal of a rule that requires women to medically reduce their natural levels of testosterone in order to compete in certain track events. Here is...
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March 17, 2019 - 11:09 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The Latest on the death of a dog that participated in the Iditarod race (all times local): 7:15 p.m. Sunday A leader of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals denounced the Iditarod after a dog that participated in the race died. Tracy Reiman says the race is...
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FILE - In this Oct. 27, 2013, file photo, Antron Brown, right, celebrates with team owner Don Schumacher after winning in Top Fuel at the NHRA Toyota Nationals drag races t Las Vegas Motor Speedway in Las Vegas. All seven members of the world's largest hotrod team, Don Schumacher Racing, pledged their brains to concussion research Friday, July 20, 2018, as part of an effort geared to reach military members as much as racing fans. Through its sponsorship with the U.S. Army, Schumacher connected with the Infinite Hero Foundation, a nonprofit that works with the Concussion Legacy Foundation. CLF has received pledges of more than 3,500 brains to conduct post-mortem research on the effects of CTE _ a disease linked to repetitive head injuries seen in football and other contact sports, and also in military personnel. (Josh Holmburg/Las Vegas Review-Journal via AP, File)
July 20, 2018 - 10:27 pm
MORRISON, Colo. (AP) — Concussion experts would someday like to conduct the same amount of research on head injuries among military members as they've done for football players. One way to get there: racecar drivers. All seven members of the world's largest hotrod team, Don Schumacher Racing,...
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April 12, 2018 - 9:20 am
NEWARK, Del. (AP) — People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals is accusing an award-winning University of Delaware professor of abusing lab rats. The News Journal of Wilmington reports PETA filed complaints Wednesday with the school's president and a federal agency that helps fund the professor's...
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In this photo taken in Friday, March 23, 2018, Farooq, who declined to give his last name looks at his phone as he waits outside a medial surgery in London. To track down refugees in Britain who may have broken immigration rules, the government is controversially turning to the doctors who treat them for information, although data sharing could make migrants nervous about getting medical attention. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
April 01, 2018 - 4:49 am
LONDON (AP) — To track down people in Britain who may have broken immigration rules, the government is turning to a new and controversial source of information: doctors. In letters made public last month, politicians sparred with immigration officials over a data-sharing agreement quietly signed in...
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FILE - In this Feb. 5, 2018, file photo, John Bailey arrives at the 90th Academy Awards Nominees Luncheon at The Beverly Hilton hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences said Tuesday, March 27, 2018, that it has concluded its review of a misconduct allegation against Bailey and determined that no further action is required, saying that Bailey will remain intact in his position, which he has held since August. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
March 28, 2018 - 3:42 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has concluded its review of a misconduct allegation against film academy president John Bailey and determined that no further action is required. The film academy said late Tuesday that Bailey will remain in his position, which he...
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FILE - In this June 1, 2017, file photo, a sign stands on the campus of the Aetna headquarters, in Hartford, Conn. Insurers are dropping billions of dollars on acquisitions and expansions as they get more involved in their customers’ health. Late last year, CVS Health announced a roughly $69 billion deal to buy another insurer, Aetna. Those companies plan to convert drugstores into health care hotspots that people can turn to for a variety of needs in between doctor visits. (AP Photo/Bill Sikes, File)
March 09, 2018 - 4:07 pm
In the not-too-distant future, your health insurance, your prescription drugs and some of your treatment may come from the same company. Insurers are dropping billions of dollars on acquisitions and expansions in order to get more involved in customer health. They say this push can help cut costs...
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FILE - In this Jan. 14, 2010 file photo, Lawrence Krauss, co-chair of the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists Board of Sponsors poses with a graphic image of the "Doomsday Clock" a during a news conference, in New York. Krauss, an Arizona State University physics professor, has been suspended from his job following allegations of groping, ogling and other sexual misconduct incidents. The school confirmed Wednesday, March 7, 2018, that Krauss is on paid leave and prohibited from campus while a review is conducted. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
March 07, 2018 - 6:48 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — An Arizona State University physics professor, known for his work with scientific exploration and the Doomsday Clock, has been suspended from his university job following allegations of sexual misconduct, the university said in a statement Wednesday. Professor Lawrence Krauss was put...
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