More and more websites are peddling “alternative facts” to deceive the public and sell bogus cures. Fixes won’t be simple.
Women are significant contributors to research, but their careers are often cut short when they have children. What can be done to remedy this gender disparity?
Peter L. Slavin discusses why funding research is key to America’s future.
Patient advocacy groups play a role in the approval of drugs. Should their donors come under scrutiny?
Reshma Jagsi suggests that sponsorships may play a big role in the gender imbalance at the top levels of academic medical centers.
Who should shoulder the cost of training new residents?
Scientific funding has hit a long rough patch. The director of the MGH Research Institute explores alternative ways to provide sustainable and rewarding careers for the next generation of scientists.
Where do scientific prizes fit in the research funding landscape?