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A Question of Control

Clinical-trial participants and their carers are gaining influence over how experiments are run. As they take to social media, that could make things messy for the science

May 16, 2019 — Heidi Ledford and Nature magazine

Chemists Investigate Casanova's Clap

In his memoirs, the womanizing writer Giacomo Casanova described suffering several bouts of gonorrhea—but researchers found no trace of the microbe on his handwritten journals. Karen Hopkin reports...

May 2, 2019 — Karen Hopkin

Science Couple Phages Out Superbug

Medical researcher Steffanie Strathdee needed to save the life of her husband, researcher Tom Patterson, when he contracted one of the world's worst infections. She turned to phage therapy: using a virus to kill the bacteria...

March 13, 2019 — Steve Mirsky
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