As we embrace technological innovation, we must also grapple with its implications

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Statues: An Editorial Response

September 19, 2017

Philip Campbell, Editor-in-Chief of Nature responds to the widespread criticisms to an editorial warning about the risks of “removing statues or altering the names of awards or streets that honor researchers who committed atrocious acts in the name of science.”

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The Great Nutrient Collapse

September 15, 2017

The atmosphere is literally changing the food we eat, for the worse. And almost nobody is paying attention

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Several studies show beneficiaries of the program are more likely to be obese. But the answer is not to cut benefits, some academics say

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Experts are renewing calls to allow experiments on embryos beyond 14 days of development, saying it would drive medical breakthroughs

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Pregnancy changes a woman’s brain, altering the size and structure of areas involved in perceiving the feelings and perspectives of others, according to a first-of-its-kind study published on Monday

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Arthritis Pills or Dinner

December 19, 2016

With health benefits threatened, retired coal miners face impossible choices. “If my blood pressure’s not real high, maybe skip that, or if I can stand the arthritis pain, don’t take that for a while,” he said, kneeling on his living room floor surrounded by orange prescription vials. “You do what you have to do to survive. Coal miners are proud people, we won’t beg. But when they owe it to you, it’s not begging.”

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And we’re not ready. “What’s happening is bigger than any one of us”: a conversation with historian Michael Bess

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