September 24, 2022

IN THE WAKE OF THE HWANG DEBACLE

  • A new South Korean science and technology minister wants to give Hwang Woo-suk and his team a second chance. Kim Woo-sik says that the scientist may have disgraced himself, but he had still achieved a great deal. “These techniques should not be discarded,” he told the National Assembly. “I was moved by Hwang’s comments that he wants to produce tangible results and that he is ready to serve even as a rank-and-file researcher towards that end.”