Just 50 years ago, some 1,000 small and family-owned seed companies were producing and distributing seeds in the United States; by 2009, there were fewer than 100. Thanks to a series of mergers and acquisitions over the last few years, four multinational agrochemical firms now control over 60 percent of global seed sales

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Aaron Troy writes, “Trump administration recently finalized a rule that will require drug makers to show a medication’s list price. As a future physician, I am against this change. Adding the information would make the ads less helpful and more confusing for patients, who are powerless to change the complex system…”

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Cambridge researchers grew ‘organoid’ that spontaneously connected to spinal cord

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Experts are calling on company to counter closed groups where members can post misinformation without challenge

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What is the deadliest animal on earth? It’s a question that brings to mind fearsome lions, tigers, sharks and crocodiles. But the answer is an animal that is no more than 1 centimeter long

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Recent graduate from the Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics, Rob Stenzel, MBE, explains why deputy attorney general Rod Rosenstein’s ideas are so misinformed

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Harvard social scientists have published controversial back-of-the-envelope estimates in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) of the possible toll from air and other pollutants

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May 25, 2018

A movie you control with your mind. Richard Ramchurn’s The Moment lets you play film director, using just your brainwaves

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