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Rooting out scientific corruption

Rooting out scientific corruption

  by Paul Driessen Dr. Brian Wansink recently resigned from his position as Columbia University professor, eating behavior researcher and director of the Cornell “food lab.” A faculty investigation found that he had misreported research data, failed to preserve data and results properly, and employed dubious statistical techniques. A fellow faculty member accused him of “serious research […]

REPORT | Federal Website was Displaying People’s Social Security Numbers for Weeks

REPORT | Federal Website was Displaying People’s Social Security Numbers for Weeks

ANDERS HAGSTROM | Justice Reporter A federal government transparency website had been unwittingly displaying at least 80 full or partial social security numbers (SSN) for weeks before taking them down, CNN reported Sunday. The error came in a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request portal, causing many people who submitted FOIA requests to have their SSNs revealed […]