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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.

September 17, 2008

Jan Hively

Publishers Take Aim at Open Access
September 17, 2008

Publishers Take Aim at Open Access

Conyers, Berman join publishing industry in trying to lock up taxpayer-funded medical research
Tapping into the Power to Share
June 27, 2008

Tapping into the Power to Share

Health Commons aspires to build a new ecosystem for research
Paul Revere in a Labcoat
June 26, 2008

Paul Revere in a Labcoat

Dr. James E. Hansen's courageous truth-telling about climate change.
Generic Drugs, an Endangered Commons
June 20, 2008

Generic Drugs, an Endangered Commons

Big drug companies are using their clout to stifle and delay generic competition. We pay billions of dollars more.
The Pink Ribbon Juggernaut
June 5, 2008

The Pink Ribbon Juggernaut

Book explores how corporate marketers seized control of breast cancer activism
May 9, 2008

chris desser

April 27, 2008

Kathleen Jenison

April 26, 2008

Richard Lowenberg