Epidemic of painkiller addiction and overdoses in the United States needs a wide-ranging response.
Expanded genetic alphabet could allow for the production of new protein-based drugs.
Long-awaited industrial strategy pins hopes on commercial gains from research.
The week in science: 17–23 November 2017.
Use the Montreal Protocol to manage controversial work intended to limit global warming, urges Stephen O. Andersen.
Creating a culture of replication takes prizes, grants and magnanimity — as well as publications.
Worrying disconnect between emissions rhetoric and real-world trends highlights urgent need for nations to honour their pledges.
A US Research Integrity Advisory Board is long overdue. Such a leadership body would mitigate bad practices and strengthen good research.
Researchers funded by the US military are developing appliances to record neural activity and automatically stimulate the brain to treat mental illness.
Astronomers expand ideas of how chemistry and geology could affect chances for life on other worlds.