Science – Alarmed experts pointed out that no link between the vaccine and MS has ever been established and fretted that the Luxembourg-based court had opened the floodgates to large numbers of spurious lawsuits.
ABC News / The Associated Press – A man accused of flying a drone over a major Arizona wildfire posted the aerial photos on his website, leading to his arrest for hampering firefighting efforts against the stubborn blaze.
ABC News / The Associated Press – A coalition of science and engineering groups called on President Donald Trump on Tuesday to make sure that his review of the role of scientific advisory boards respects the importance of accurate scientific data.
STAT – The newly created panel met for the first time on June 16, just 11 days before the White House’s ambitious due date for a preliminary report meant to outline federal strategies to curb the epidemic.
Law360 – An Alaska federal judge granted the state’s request to intervene and defend the constitutionality of its Genetic Privacy Act, which has been questioned in a proposed consumer class action accusing a genetic testing company of illegally posting results on public websites.
The Hill – At 10 a.m. on Tuesday, the House Commerce Subcommittee on consumer protection will hold a hearing on a slew of bills -- 13 in total -- to help scale back regulations and make it easier for autonomous vehicles to hit the road.
Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society – FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb vowed to eliminate the backlog of orphan drug designation requests and said he will soon release "modern and risk-based" tools for assessing new treatments.
WUNC – With the rise of a competitive market for personal gene testing, the tool is becoming more available and affordable to the public. But what do these tests reveal about personal identity and what do they imply about race?