Women have more options, for one. But a new poll also shows that financial insecurity is altering a generation’s choices

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In this interview with Dr Katrien Devolder (Philosophy, Oxford), Professor Richard Holton (Philosophy, Cambridge) argues that those interacting with people suffering from dementia have an important role to play in buttressing their identity

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Brain imaging is illuminating the neural patterns behind pain’s infinite variety

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The practice of conducting ethically dubious research in foreign countries is under fresh scrutiny

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Controversial study sees potential. The study participants read short accounts of violent behavior: In one, a man smashed a beer bottle over someone’s head; in another, an assailant raped an acquaintance

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Prominent University of Illinois at Chicago psychiatrist enrolled her young sons as healthy control subjects in troubled study

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In a letter to the Baltimore Sun, a group of geneticists, genetic counselors, and ethicists, including our Debra Mathews, supports efforts to reunite immigrant families as quickly as possible, while raising serious concerns about the use of DNA testing as a means of achieving this goal

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Medical data tends to be messy and hard to annotate, which makes it hard for neural networks to learn from. But machine learning is beginning to make progress

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