Thursday, December 22, 2005


Stem cell research fraud
"This kind of error is a grave act that damages the foundation of science," the panel said.

That's how a panel at the Seoul National University described the deliberate fakery by Hwang Woo-suk, unable to bring themselves to call it what it was.

Body snatching in Brooklyn
Some of Alistair Cooke's bones were stolen by morticians in Brookly and sold for $7,000 to two tissue processing companies for transplant, despite the fact that he had died of cancer that had spread to his bones. His was only one of what may be 1000 bodies that were desecrated. The Guardian has more details than you want to know about the investigation. The New York Daily News broke the story and continue to follow the scandal. More

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