The powerful and sometimes uneasy alliance between science and the society it serves is the theme of this year’s special report on the “State of the World’s Science.”
Two years in, a $1-billion-plus effort to simulate the human brain is in disarray. Was it poor management, or is something fundamentally wrong with Big Science?
City leaders across the Americas are exploiting science to reduce homicide
Money and good intentions are not enough to fight poverty effectively. We also need data about what works and what doesn't