National Institutes of Health News

Georgia Plant Agrees to Close in Fight Over Gas Emissions

ATLANTA — Georgia officials reached an agreement Monday to temporarily shut down a medical sterilization facility that uses a gas that studies have linked to an increased risk of cancer. A Newton County judge signed off on a deal between …

Duke University Pays $112M to Settle Faked-Research Lawsuit

RALEIGH, N.C .– Duke University will pay $112 million to settle a whistleblower lawsuit after federal prosecutors said a research technician’s fake data landed millions of dollars in federal grants, the school and the government said Monday. The private university …

Government Gene Sleuths Stop Superbug That Killed 6

Over six frightening months, a deadly germ untreatable by most antibiotics spread in the nation’s leading research hospital. Pretty soon, a patient a week was catching the bug. Scientists at the National Institutes of Health locked down patients, cleaned with …