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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
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Scientific American Health & Medicine

Scientific American Health & Medicine