How the Howard Hughes Medical Institute Polices Scientific Ethics

In the Information Age—or the Internet Age, or the Facebook Age, or whatever damn age we’re in—this serious erosion of scientific ethics is all too common. Significant retractions of recent scientific “breakthroughs” pepper the headlines, and it can be hard to know what to trust. But while a manifesto on policies and academic honesty is suspiciously absent from many funders’ websites, on HHMI their stance on ethics is clear and thorough.
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