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Science and Health

Science is fundamentally a collective pursuit of knowledge through open sharing and collaboration over many generations. Advances in health care and wellness also flow from public research and healing traditions that belong to us all. An urgent challenge of out time is finding a better balance between commerce and the commons in these critical areas that profoundly affect everyone.

February 21, 2008

Peter Suber

February 21, 2008

Tim Hubbard

February 21, 2008

James Boyle

February 21, 2008

Melissa Scanlan

February 21, 2008

Carolyn Raffensperger

February 18, 2008

Vandana Shiva

February 18, 2008

J.H. Reichman

February 18, 2008

Arti Rai

November 13, 2007

The Coming Market in Body Parts?

The great debate over selling body parts. What happens to our entire moral framework when a kidney goes to the highest, most desperate bidder?
July 17, 2007

Throwing the Precautionary Principle to the Wind?

The facts on frog deformities raise questions about the pesticide atrazine – and about the EPA's lack of action about it.