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While some in the scientific and religious communities have declared an end to the tensions between faith and fact, the conflict continues to have impacts on health, politics, and the environment.

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Opinion: Predicting Perfect Storms

By | October 30, 2013

On embracing technology and collaboration to tackle brain disorders like multiple sclerosis

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Opinion: Academic Waste

By | October 17, 2013

From funding to publishing, academic research needlessly burns through time and money.

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Opinion: On Space and Health

By | September 24, 2013

What health and space sciences can learn from each other to boost innovation

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Opinion: Making Room for Rising Stars

By | September 4, 2013

Dealing with the delicate matter of retirement for aging academics

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Opinion: Going International

By , and | June 10, 2013

US universities need to reach across their own borders to retain global scientific preeminence.

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Opinion: The Dilemma of Diversity

By | June 10, 2013

The NIH remains a Caucasian-dominated workforce. Why haven’t the agency’s efforts to diversify been successful?

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Opinion: Learning from Peer Review

By , , and | May 24, 2013

The grant-review process plays significant roles in the education of researchers and in shaping scientific progress.

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Opinion: Ethics Training in Science

By | May 14, 2013

The NIH has required researchers to receive instruction about responsible conduct for more than 20 years, but misconduct is still on the rise.

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Opinion: Remediating Misconduct

By | May 14, 2013

Should institutions invest in changing the behavior of scientists found guilty of violating research rules and ethics?

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