Science

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Intellectual Property and the Right of Necessity

How can we honor our obligation to those in need without creating additional kinds of unfairness?
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COVID Vaccines and Primary Care

Are doctors violating their professional code in choosing who they will or will not treat, or, as always, simply minimizing their patients' risk and possible harm?
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Ivermectin, Hydroxychloroquine, and the Dangers of Scientific Preprints

Information sharing during the pandemic suggests a desperate need to make clear exactly what it means to trust in science.
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Should Scientists De-Extinct the Woolly Mammoth?

How do we weigh the protection of endangered species against the possibility of bringing another animal back to life?

Individual Rights, Collective Interests, and Vaccine Mandates

Is there any justifying the state's strong-arming and bullying in the name of its citizens' public health?