Chronic Fatigue Researcher Jailed Following Controversy

A bitter dispute between a prominent medical researcher and her former employer, related to the largely discredited theory that a mouse virus known as XMRV causes chronic fatigue syndrome, has turned even uglier with the scientist's arrest and brief jailing. On Tuesday, Judy Mikovits, formerly the lead researcher at the Whittemore Peterson Institute in Reno, Nev., turned herself in to sheriff's deputies in Reno on charges of stealing computer equipment and data belonging to the institute and...Full Story
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