Find out what’s happening in Science & Society around the world. Discover changes to science policy and law, new scientific study results, Supreme Court rulings, debates about nature versus nurture, and news about the sharing of genetic information.
Wed, Mar 17
Scientists Plan to Drop the 14-Day Embryo Rule
As technology for manipulating embryonic life accelerates, researchers want to get rid of their biggest stop sign.
Tue, Mar 16
Biden’s Big Science Challenge: Increasing Public Trust
Local engagement, not top-down technocracy, is the way to build acceptance of STEM policy
Mon, Mar 15
So What Can People Actually Do after Being Vaccinated?
It’s complicated; not even the experts agree
Thu, Mar 04
DNA Databases Need Diversity for Genetic Research to Help All People
DNA databases are too white, so genetics doesn’t help everyone. How do we fix that?
Sun, Feb 28
How to Make ‘Immunity Passports’ More Ethical
Requirements that travelers be vaccinated must be implemented in a humanitarian way