Casting scientists as polarizing media figures has proved a disservice to both science and the public
Imperatives like skepticism and disinterestedness are being junked to fuel political warfare that has nothing in common with scientific methodology
The push to decouple skepticism from science turns schoolchildren into victims
Scientist, Zionist, man of nature: My father, the biologist Jacob Biale, represented all the possibilities of Jewish American life
In a haunting memoir, an Upper West Sider puts family secrets—including AIDS—under the microscope
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