A recent string of provocative papers blurred the line between the enforcement of academic rigor and the mob mentality of cancel culture. Science is by no means apolitical, but if we want to gain the public’s trust, we have to make it clear that we are pushing the truth, not an agenda.
Perspectives in Research
Completing your thesis project feels like chasing a moving target. So does entrepreneurship. Graduate student Taylor Evans shares five parallels between Ph.D. and entrepreneurial journeys.
Sep 21, 2020
So-called anti-maskers have emerged during the COVID pandemic, and their arguments are strikingly similar to anti-vaxxer claims. How do we think about these two together?
Sep 3, 2020
Since pharmaceutical companies began rebranding the pill in the 1990s, use of hormonal birth control for noncontraceptive purposes has exploded. But what has that done to women’s understanding of their own bodies?
Aug 19, 2020
Often described as cold and unfamiliar, hospital buildings have a reputation for being uncomfortable. Learn about the history of hospital architecture as well as how new advancements in design allow hospital buildings to help patients heal.
Aug 13, 2020
Lisa Learman, a Ph.D. candidate in cellular and molecular medicine, is among the winners of The Albert and Mary Lasker Foundation 2020 essay contest. Read her award-winning essay about scientist Barbara McClintock, whose approach to science inspired Learman to “embrace complexity and diverse perspectives in science to arrive at a more complete truth.”
Aug 5, 2020
Read how the COVID-19 pandemic could have extreme consequences for international students in the U.S.
Jun 16, 2020