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How the FDA Manipulates the Media

How the FDA Manipulates the Media

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has been arm-twisting journalists into relinquishing their reportorial independence, our investigation reveals. Other institutions are following suit...

October 10, 2016 — Charles Seife
In Second Case of Flawed Drug Research, FDA Response Was Slow and Secretive

In Second Case of Flawed Drug Research, FDA Response Was Slow and Secretive

A recently exposed case of the agency's handling of drugs that reached the market in spite of fraudulent studies is no anomaly. The agency's response mirrors how it handled an earlier instance of scientific misconduct at another contract research organization...

April 17, 2013 — Rob Garver, Charles Seife and ProPublica
How We Followed the Drug Research Money

How We Followed the Drug Research Money

An investigative report about the influence of drug company money on scientific research, which appears in the December 2012 issue, started with a database of publicly available information...

December 1, 2012 — Charles Seife
Bad Timing

Bad Timing

A loophole is found in a popular encryption scheme

March 1, 1996 — Charles Seife
A Harebrained Scheme

A Harebrained Scheme

Experimental rabbit-killing virus runs amok in Australia

February 1, 1996 — Charles Seife
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