After a generation of denial, research leaders are finally treating scientific fraud with the seriousness it deserves, says Colin Macilwain

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Richard Norris’s transformation is miraculous but its presentation does not encourage us to accept those who look different

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In the wake of Whitney Houston’s death, what is the best way to curb prescription drug abuse while ensuring that patients still receive the medications they need?

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Love/hate Relationship with the Individual Mandate

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The deputy director of the World Anti Doping Laboratory in Cologne says that painkillers fulfil all the requirements of a doping substance. He found that athletes in many fields are taking large quantities of these drugs both in and out of competition

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Advocates of free will can rest easy, for now. A 30-year-old classic experiment that is often used to argue against free will might have been misinterpreted.

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The artificial legs Pistorius runs on, called Flex-Foot Cheetahs, have been a point of contention, and he has had to fight efforts to exclude him. But amputees have been running on the Cheetahs since the late 1990s. None have approached his best time, 45.07 seconds, in the 400m

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Shopping Around For Surgery

February 7, 2012

Companies try to make health-care costs transparent

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