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    Questioning ethics in science tests

    Scientists are viewed as objective researchers seeking out the truth without taking shortcuts. But that is being questioned. Last month, a research team at Stanford University, after reviewing 500 reports, found two-thirds of animal experiments did not say if their subjects were dropped. Moreover, only 30 percent of experiments reported it. This is important because dropping animals affects data in reports. When humans are involved, scientists say who dropped out, died or left the study. But if the same is not applied with animals, then no one can trust the data. For some Queens College students, this is not a surprise. Students studying the natural sciences work as associates in…