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Jonas Salk, the Peopleís Scientist

Summer/Fall 2018Algis Valiunas on how the man who vanquished polio won the public’s love but never the respect of his peers

Encounter in the Vale

Spring 2018Jonathan Mosedale recounts a story of hiking, frailty, and glimpsing the divine

Toward a More Human Medicine

Spring 2017Aaron Rothstein on doctors, parts, and persons

ADD for All

Spring 2017

Joseph E. Davis on Big Pharma, overdiagnosis, and the questions unasked about medicalization

Human Gene Editing Arrives in America

Reflections on the Instrumentalization of Human Life

July 28, 2017

The Myth of the Placebo Effect

Winter 2016Nick Barrowman on the shaky science underlying a popular idea

Gene Editing: New Technology, Old Moral Questions

Winter 2016Brendan P. Foht on using CRISPR to help patients and design our descendants

Saving Science

Science isnít self-correcting, itís self-destructing. To save the enterprise, scientists must come out of the lab and into the real world.

August 15, 2016Daniel Sarewitz

Philanthropy in Science, Technology, and Medicine

Winter 2015Selections from The Almanac of American Philanthropy

The Man Who Thought of Everything

Spring 2015Algis Valiunas on the grand scientific vision and the moral myopia of Linus Pauling

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