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What’s It Like to Study the Effects of Marijuana in a State Where Cannabis is Legal?
Critics of a Badly Designed Study on “Rapid Onset Gender Dysphoria” Are Being Accused of Censorship. But Scrutiny Is Just Good Science.
A New Study Ranking States’ Sexism Misunderstands Misogyny’s Insidious Nature
Patients With Rare Diseases Ought to Get Free Access to Taxpayer-Funded Medical Research, Critics Argue
Researchers Develop Reprogrammable Braille in Hopes of Making Books More Accessible for Blind Readers
The Internet Isn’t Why Trump Won, Study Finds
Why the Main Study Supporting the Idea of Abortion-Pill “Reversal” Has Been Withdrawn, at Least for Now
There Won’t Be a Single Moment When We “Discover” Alien Life
New Internal Memos Show White House Considered Ways to Downplay Climate Research
We May Not Know When Automation Will Take Over, but the Anxiety Is Already Here
The New Spending Bill Could Finally Pave the Way for New Federal Research on Gun Violence
How Interesting Does Science Have to Be for the Public to Fund It?
Herpes Vaccine Research Supported by Peter Thiel Could Put a University’s Funding at Risk
To Understand “Gay Community,” Researchers Need to Add Nuance to the Numbers
Science Is Not “Self-Correcting.” Science Is Broken.
Police Data Suggests Black and Hispanic Drivers Are Searched More Often Than Whites
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The Failure of Theranos Shows Why We Need Publicly Funded Science