Anonymized data sets are growing and it is becoming easier to identify individuals. Research-consent procedures must be updated to protect people from being targeted

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Unproven therapies should not be marketed to patients.

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The gene-editing technology Crispr has the power to remake life as we know it. Questions about how to use it concern everyone

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News of a reckless experiment demonstrates the dangers. A response from the editorial board of Bloomberg News

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Nature editors write, “The claims from He Jiankui that he has used gene editing to produce twin girls demand action. A new registry of research is a good start”

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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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Honors for Racist Scientists

September 7, 2017

As debate over statues and building names moves from Confederate generals to researchers, editorial in Nature receives intense backlash

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Presenting science as a battle for truth against ignorance is an unhelpful exaggeration

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