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Opinion: Brain Scans in the Courtroom
Andreas Kuersten | Nov 23, 2015
Advances in neuroimaging have improved our understanding of the brain, but the resulting data do little to help judges and juries determine criminal culpability.
Opinion: Translation Nation
Kathleen Marsman and Lisa McKerracher | Nov 18, 2015
What’s in store for commercialization grants at the Canadian Institutes of Health Research?
Opinion: Biodefense Innovation Needed
Joe Lieberman and Tom Ridge | Oct 28, 2015
To protect against biological threats, federal agencies and other key stakeholders should commit to a strategic, unified approach.
Opinion: Pay-to-Play Publishing
Kailash Gupta | Sep 3, 2015
Online scientific journals are sacrificing the quality of research articles to make a buck.
Opinion: Engineering the Epigenome
Anna Köferle, Stefan H. Stricker, Stephan Beck | Aug 26, 2015
The use of targetable chromatin modifiers has ushered in a new era of functional epigenomics.
Opinion: Making Progress by Slowing Down
Susan Fitzpatrick | Aug 24, 2015
Academic research could be strengthened by thinking more and doing less.
Opinion: Share Diverse Genomic Data
Ramon Felciano | Aug 12, 2015
Personalized interpretation is the next frontier in clinical genomics, but we won’t get there without sharing data representing all ethnic groups.
Opinion: “Staying Active” after Retirement: Consider Mentorship
Barbara Gastel | Aug 11, 2015
Scientists at or near retirement can be ideal advisers for their junior colleagues.
Opinion: Life’s X Factor
Nick Lane | Aug 4, 2015
Did endosymbiosis—and the innovations in membrane bioenergetics it engendered—make it possible for eukaryotic life to evolve?
Opinion: Experiences of an Itinerant Scientist
Sumantra Chatterjee | Jul 14, 2015
What I’ve learned doing science in three different countries