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New approaches to treating cancer have shown great promise, but they also come with serious risks that give us cause for concern.

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Opinion: WHO’s Silence on Cannabis

By Ian Hamilton, Mark Monaghan, and Steve Rolles | November 29, 2016

Why the World Health Organization needs a radical rethink of its draconian approach to cannabis

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Opinion: The Impact Factor, Re-envisioned

By Yan Wang, Haoyang Li, and Shibo Jiang | November 18, 2016

A combination of the traditional metric and the newer h5 index potentiates the scientific community toward more-balanced evaluation. 

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Opinion: Repairing Peer Review

By Tricia Serio | November 18, 2016

Peer review is in crisis, but should be fixed, not abolished.

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Mentoring is critical for students just beginning to learn the ropes of biomedical research.

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In his latest book, the famed primatologist replaces one dogma with another.

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Opinion: Stop Submitting Papers

By Timothée Poisot | October 13, 2016

This is not sustainable.

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Opinion: Toot Your Horn

By Jordan Gaines Lewis | October 6, 2016

Why (and how) scientists should advocate for their research with journalists and policymakers

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Policymakers’ choice of seawater intakes highlights California’s troubling embrace of unproven technologies.

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Opinion: How Congress Is Failing on Zika

By Ana Santos Rutschman | September 19, 2016

Congressional inaction when it comes to extending funding for a major outbreak may endanger the health of thousands of Americans.

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