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Pulse oximeters give biased results for people with darker skin. The consequences could be serious.
Joshua Cohen, Glenn C. Loury
India Is Growing, But Indians Are Still Starving
There are no natural disasters, only social ones.
Few people have heard of Baird’s tapir, and fewer still know anything about them.
If Congress had voted to provide every American with health care through a national health service, that new law would be safe from constitutional challenge.
Pamela S. Karlan
Why the Open Internet Is Worth Saving
Drones at home.
Amazon isn’t just bad for cities; it’s also bad for books.
Many development experts promote information and communication technology (ICT) as a way to relieve global poverty. They should pay more attention to the human beings who use it.
Supermax Torture in America
An eminent medical historian discusses two major, blatantly unethical studies the U.S. government conducted on syphilis patients in Guatemala and Alabama.
What humans can learn from the non-hierarchical organization of ants.
Deborah M. Gordon
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