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    Ethics in Scientific Research

    Jun 5, 2019

    An analysis of how ethics are created, monitored, and enforced finds which ethical principles are common across scientific disciplines, how these ethics might vary geographically, and how emerging topics are shaping future ethics.

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    Facts vs. Opinions: How the News Is Changing in the Digital Age

    May 13, 2019

    Technology has transformed how people get information. But it has also affected the way that information is produced, shared, and disseminated. How much has the presentation of news actually changed over the last three decades?

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