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Do the print media “hype” genetic research? A comparison of newspaper stories and peer-reviewed research papers
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The reporting of single-gene discoveries and associated technologies in major daily newspapers in Canada, the United States, Great Britain and Australia from January 1995 to June 2001 is reviewed to examine the accuracy and nature of media coverage of genetic research. Expand
Science communication reconsidered
As new media proliferate and the public's trust and engagement in science are influenced by industry involvement in academic research, an interdisciplinary workshop provides some recommendations toExpand
Post-publication sharing of data and tools
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A meeting of mouse researchers in Rome proposes ways to promote a culture of sharing to help improve access to data and bioresources. Expand
Role and reality: technology transfer at Canadian universities.
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Technology transfer offices support the social and academic missions of their institutions by facilitating knowledge mobilization and research relationships with other sectors, including industry; however, this does not always produce obvious or traditional commercial outputs. Expand
Precision Medicine: Drowning in Regulatory Soup?
This research was supported by Australian Research Council Discovery Grant DP110100694 to DN, DC, CC and MO.
The global landscape of stem cell clinical trials.
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The field is progressing at a steady pace with emerging business models for stem cell therapeutics, however, therapeutic rhetoric must be tempered to reflect current clinical and research realities. Expand
Reproducibility and Reuse of Adaptive Immune Receptor Repertoire Data
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The purpose of this perspective is to provide an overview of the AIRR Community’s founding principles and present the progress that the community has made in developing standards of practice and data sharing protocols. Expand
“If they tell me to get it, I’ll get it. If they don’t....”: Immunization decision-making processes of immigrant mothers
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This study shows that current communication strategies are not making this information accessible to immigrant women, which limits their ability to make informed vaccination decisions for themselves and their children. Expand
Why a Criminal Ban? Analyzing the Arguments Against Somatic Cell Nuclear Transfer in the Canadian Parliamentary Debate
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A comprehensive and systematic legal analysis of the legislative process and parliamentary debates associated with the passage of Canada's Assisted Human Reproduction Act is provided. Expand
Myriad and the mass media: the covering of a gene patent controversy
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How the print media in four jurisdictions framed the controversy surrounding Myriad Genetic's BRCA patents is explored to consider the possible influence of media on public perceptions and policy reform and to provide some support that the media coverage helped to drive the policy agenda. Expand
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