The pandemic is pushing us to make research more open, more efficient and more collaborative
They can reach especially vulnerable groups, including the uninsured, the underinsured and the undocumented
As he endorsed Joe Biden today, former president Barack Obama touched on some environmental, economic and science matters.
Today’s reality for physicians results from a long-term underinvestment in preparedness, placing moral distress on us when we are unable to carry out our oath to do no harm
The U.S. should require a second assent for a strike and pledge to never strike first
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A handful of venture capitalists are taking big financial risks in hopes of even bigger rewards
Pulitzer-winning Laurie Garrett, author of The Coming Plague: Newly Emerging Diseases in a World Out of Balance, talks about the dangers of politicians offering coronavirus misinformation...
The bias built into the health system means they will have worse outcomes on average if they get sick
Universities are creating new tools to guard research against threats to national security and competitiveness
Keeping them open can help people with alcohol use disorder avoid withdrawal symptoms, including tremors, hallucinations and seizures
This moment of crisis calls for the nation to rediscover its powers of discovery
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Letters to the editor from the December 2019 issue of Scientific American
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Scientists across the globe have been cut off from sites and experimental resources—or stranded abroad
Countries were expected to ramp up their emissions reductions goals at the November meeting, now delayed until 2021
Students must be trained to assess the social impacts of innovation