A Political and Literary Forum
Pulse oximeters give biased results for people with darker skin. The consequences could be serious.
Can religion and science be happily reconciled?
H. Allen Orr
An interview with the Rev. Eugene Rivers III.
Eugene F. Rivers III, Eva T. Thorne
Two new collections of essays contribute to the public debate—with varied results.
Has any other industrial product so dominated its time?
Battling cystic fibrosis.
By E. O. Wilson.
Markets need to be reshaped to protect the environment, and such reshaping will require political struggle.
An exchange on Stephen Pinker's How the Mind Works.
Steven Pinker, Robert C. Berwick, Jeremy C. Ahouse
Science’s victory over bacteria, viruses, and other microbes is far from assured—and we may be part of the problem.
Critics of The Bell Curve have attacked every point in the book—except the most important one.
Into the electronic millenium.
Vital reading on politics, literature, and more in your inbox
Bram Wispelwey, Michelle Morse
Noam Chomsky, David Barsamian
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