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‘Off-label’ use is common in medicine – a bioethicist and legal...

Elizabeth Lanphier, University of Cincinnati and Shannon Fyfe, George Mason University Kids ages 5 to 11 can now be...

I’m fully vaccinated – should I keep wearing a mask for...

Nancy S. Jecker, University of Washington Fully vaccinated adults are celebrating their new freedom and removing their face masks....

Vaccine guilt is good – as long it doesn’t stop you...

Elizabeth Lanphier, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine Over 100 million Americans have now received at least one dose...

How a scientist says he made a gene-edited baby – and...

George Seidel, Colorado State University On Nov. 28, He Jiankui claimed to a packed conference room at the Second International Summit on Human Genome Editing...

Rogue science strikes again: The case of the first gene-edited babies

G. Owen Schaefer, National University of Singapore The idea of scientists tinkering with the genes of babies was once the provenance of science fiction, but...

Rights of the dead and the living clash when scientists extract...

Chip Colwell, University of Colorado Denver The remains of a 6-inch long mummy from Chile are not those of a space alien, according to recently...

It’s not my fault, my brain implant made me do it

Laura Y. Cabrera, Michigan State University and Jennifer Carter-Johnson, Michigan State University Mr. B loves Johnny Cash, except when he doesn’t. Mr. X has watched...

An ethical dilemma for doctors: When is it OK to prescribe...

Travis N. Rieder, Johns Hopkins University America’s opioid crisis is getting worse. The role of prescription opioids has both the medical establishment and the government...

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The unique case for rural charter schools

Karen Eppley, Pennsylvania State University The recent appointment of Betsy DeVos as secretary of education has brought rural schools into the national conversation...