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Pulse oximeters give biased results for people with darker skin. The consequences could be serious.
The history of false alarms leading up to the final discovery.
Startups aren't the magic bullet for economic growth.
An inside look at the most powerful particle accelerator in the world.
The quantum puzzle of mass.
Exploring particle physics. (Third in a series on experiments at CERN.)
Second in our series on new experiments at CERN.
Black people get sicker because of stereotypes taught in medical schools.
DNA is a powerful forensic tool. If only crime labs could be trusted with it.
Brandon L. Garrett
Are we on the verge of unsettling our most basic theory of the physical world?
A tribute to one of the century’s great anthropologists and teachers.
How fossil-fuel divestment can be an effective strategy for environmental change.
We need new privacy law for the digital age.
Neil M. Richards
Vital reading on politics, literature, and more in your inbox
William Callison, Quinn Slobodian
Charles Sabel, David G. Victor
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