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Opinion: Star Trek Medicine

By | November 6, 2014

An apology for basic research


image: Opinion: #IceBucketChallenge, Investing Well

Opinion: #IceBucketChallenge, Investing Well

By | September 10, 2014

Hundreds of thousands participated in the ALS campaign that went viral, but how are they supposed to decide where to donate?


image: Opinion: Predicting Perfect Storms

Opinion: Predicting Perfect Storms

By | October 30, 2013

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


image: Opinion: A Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing

Opinion: A Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing

By | October 22, 2013

Nutrition research must overcome pseudoscientific measures and self-interest to make progress in the fight against obesity.


image: Opinion: Academic Waste

Opinion: Academic Waste

By | October 17, 2013

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


image: Opinion: On Space and Health

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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image: Opinion: Going International

Opinion: Going International

By and | June 10, 2013

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


image: Opinion: BRAIN Is Not Enough

Opinion: BRAIN Is Not Enough

By | June 6, 2013

The recently announced BRAIN Initiative, referred to as the Apollo program for neuroscience, needs more funding and better goals to live up to the hype.


image: Opinion: Learning from Peer Review

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.


image: Opinion: An Uncertain Future

Opinion: An Uncertain Future

By | March 6, 2013

As US policymakers debate federal budget cuts, global health science hangs in the balance.

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