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It’s Time for Data Ethics Conversations at Your Dinner Table

By Lucy Erickson and Meredith Lee
With 2.5 quintillion records of data created every day, people are being defined by how they travel, surf the Internet, eat, and live their lives. We are in the midst of a “data revolution,” where
Mergers and Acquisitions illustrated by a small fish being eaten by a larger fish.

A Tune-Up for the U.S. Innovation Engine

By Yan Zheng
A common mantra of economists and politicians is that “innovation is the engine of U.S. economic growth,” and one of the best fuels for that engine is investments in research and development (R&D).
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PODCAST | AAAS 2018 Live: Dr. Don Cleveland on Designer DNA Drugs

By Carlos Faraco
Don Cleveland of the University of California San Diego discusses his work on drug-based gene silencing therapies.
Intact Adult Mouse Brain Imaging - Credit: Chung & Deisseroth, 2013

The BRAIN Initiative and the Need for Animal Research

By Amanda Dettmer
Leaders from the National Institutes of Health ( NIH ) on February 26 presented exciting updates on the Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies® (BRAIN) Initiative in a
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The Missing Manual: A User's Guide to the Mind

By Ruthanna Gordon
Whether it’s a computer, a car, a screwdriver, or a pen, you probably have a tool that you’ve used for years—and can use more effectively because you know it inside and out. But there’s a tool we
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Old drug finds potential new use in treating pancreatic cancer

By Judy Keen
Pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma (PDA) is a particularly deadly form of cancer. Not only is it the fourth leading cause of cancer-related death in the US (lung, breast in women, prostate in men, and

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