Privileged researchers are over-represented in open access literature

Male STEM researchers at prestigious institutions are more able than others to make their papers open access

The government shutdown is going to destroy ongoing research

Without active care and attention, biological research projects are threatened

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Billionaires are rushing into biotech. Inequality is following them into science

'Free-market philanthropy' raises yet more questions about the future of American public research

Rand Paul's bill to stop 'silly' science would stifle research, innovation, and the economy

The senator has backed a bill that would let political appointees and "taxpayer advocates" cut research

My 'basic' fruit fly research could help save lives

Politicians like Sarah Palin love to mock it, but here's why we should all support 'basic' research

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Dear Harvard, Berkeley, and MIT: don't patent CRISPR

Everyone should benefit from this once-in-a-lifetime discovery

Scientists shouldn't be punished for being wrong

"How can we design experiments that work if we don’t tell each other what doesn’t?"