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From Junk DNA to Junk Economics to BRAIN Science: Beware the Sovietization of Big Science

Bill Frezza | Posted 06.03.2013 | Politics
Bill Frezza

This is a good time to examine President Obama's recent attempt to bring more of American science under centralized direction and control.

Junk DNA, Junky PR

Athena Andreadis, Ph.D. | Posted 09.21.2012 | Science
Athena Andreadis, Ph.D.

The ENCODE Project results don't alter the current view of the genome; they just provide a basis for further investigation. Additionally, the findings were embargoed for years to enable the PR blitz -- at minimum unseemly when public funds are involved.