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First gene therapy for Tay-Sachs disease successfully given to two children

Miguel Sena-Esteves, UMass Chan Medical School Two babies have received the first-ever gene therapy for Tay-Sachs disease after over...

The next pandemic is already happening – targeted disease surveillance can...

Maureen Miller, Columbia University As more and more people around the world are getting vaccinated, one can almost hear...

Opioid crisis shows partnering with industry can be bad for public...

Jonathan H. Marks, Pennsylvania State University “Show me the bodies!” someone demanded at the end of my lecture a few years ago. As a scholar of...

Federal funding for higher ed comes with strings attached, but is...

Jason Alix Coupet, North Carolina State University When nonprofit colleges and universities get federal funding for research and to support students, do government regulations make...

Teaching the public more science likely won’t boost support for funding,...

Matthew Motta, University of Pennsylvania After 19 months without a director, the Trump administration recently tapped meteorologist Kelvin Droegemeier to lead the the White House’s...

With federal funding for science on the decline, what’s the role...

David R. Johnson, University of Nevada, Reno What is the place of a profit motive in the production of knowledge at public universities? The Trump administration’s...

Why is there so little research on guns in the US?...

Lacey Wallace, Pennsylvania State University On Valentine’s Day, 19-year-old Nikolas Cruz opened fire at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. He killed 17...

How does a US president settle on his science policy?

Kelly Sims Gallagher, Tufts University One of the president’s most important responsibilities is fostering science, technology and innovation in the U.S. economy. The relationship between...

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F. Chris Curran, University of Maryland, Baltimore County Less than three weeks after a school resource officer stopped an armed teen who shot two students...