Recent years have seen growing international debate about the ethics of conducting medical research in the developing world, with concern that research participants have been exploited in the past.
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Research into stem cells is taking place across South-East Asia, but proven disease treatments are currently out of reach, says Crispin Maslog.
27 December 2012
S&T advances should safeguard health, equity and the rights of vulnerable populations, says rural development professional Bhavani R. V.
19 June 2012
22 March 2012
Research into the extent of scientific misconduct in developing countries highlights the need to combat it, say researchers.
Chinese researchers who fed GM rice to children in an unapproved trial have been fired, and a US university is investigating the study.