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Pulse oximeters give biased results for people with darker skin. The consequences could be serious.
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
Forensic scientists respond to allegations that their work harms the criminal justice system.
Wesley Vernon, Michael Nirenberg, Nathan J. Robinson
Polls are bad at picking presidents but still have much to teach us.
Claude S. Fischer
University fossil-fuel divestment is a well-meaning, but misguided, enterprise.
David G. Victor
Vital reading on politics, literature, and more in your inbox
Bram Wispelwey, Michelle Morse
Noam Chomsky, David Barsamian
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