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A Very Personal Problem

Now personalized genetic medicine offers tests to avoid dangerous drug reactions—yet doctors are reluctant to use them

May 17, 2016 — Dina Fine Maron

A Microgrid Grows in Brooklyn

One New York City neighborhood’s efforts to pool local renewable energy sources reflects a larger push toward decentralized power production and consumption

April 22, 2016 — Morgen E. Peck

Why Ebola Survivors Struggle with New Symptoms

From Liberia in an exclusive Scientific American report, victims say they are tormented by brain deficits and more. A new study hints at hidden virus remnants or immune system overreactions

February 29, 2016 — Seema Yasmin