News Analysis

The Biggest Science Scandals of 2017
The Biggest Science Scandals of 2017

This year’s controversial news included unethical behavior among politicians, a murder, and multiple accusations of gender discrimination and sexual harassment, in addition to the usual spate of research misconduct.

Antiviral Immunotherapy Comes of Age
Antiviral Immunotherapy Comes of Age

T-cell therapies are not just for cancer. Researchers are also advancing immunotherapy methods to protect bone marrow transplant patients from viral infections. 

The Rising Research Profile of 23andMe
The Rising Research Profile of 23andMe

An exploration of the genetics of earlobe attachment is just the latest collaborative research project to come out of the personal genetic testing company.

A Growing Open Access Toolbox
A Growing Open Access Toolbox

Legal methods to retrieve paywalled articles for free are on the rise, but better self-archiving practices could help improve accessibility.