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Stories by Charles Seife

How the FDA Manipulates the Media

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has been arm-twisting journalists into relinquishing their reportorial independence, our investigation reveals. Other institutions are following suit

October 1, 2016 — Charles Seife

How We Followed the Drug Research Money

An investigative report about the influence of drug company money on scientific research, which appears in the December 2012 issue, started with a database of publicly available information. Here is how the author pieced together the report

December 1, 2012 — Charles Seife

Bad Timing

A loophole is found in a popular encryption scheme

March 1, 1996 — Charles Seife

A Harebrained Scheme

Experimental rabbit-killing virus runs amok in Australia

February 1, 1996 — Charles Seife