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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.

July 1, 2005

The Quiet Race to Own Life and Matter

The quiet race to own life itself. What are the moral, social, and economic implications?
March 16, 2005

A Setback for Open Access Publishing

Publishing empires strike back: journal publishers force the government to scale back a promising project to promote information on health.
January 26, 2005

A Bold New Initiative in the Struggle for Affordable Drugs

Prominent scientists petition the World Health Organization to open up trade in life-giving medicines.
January 25, 2005

Liberating Science Through Commons-Based Strategies

Liberating science through commons-based strategies to promote cooperation and basic research.
December 16, 2004

A New Movement for Open Source Biology Is Launched

A new movement for open-source biology is launched.
August 27, 2004

John Passacantando

August 27, 2004

Pat Mooney