Poor and minority communities already bear the brunt of natural catastrophes. Rebuilding efforts must not increase disparities, warns Benjamin K. Sovacool.
As research and editorial processes become increasingly open, scientists and editors need to be proactive but also alert to risks.
A study suggests a possible way to save more species.
The week in science: 15–21 September 2017.
Errors in past studies could undermine conservation plans.
Progress in the use of CRISPR–Cas9 for human germline editing highlights some pressing ethical considerations for research on embryos.
Controversy over vessel’s name may impede oceanographic collaboration.
Monuments to the ‘father of gynaecology’ cannot be defended as historical documents because they hide grave injustices, says Harriet A. Washington.
Data from spacecraft could help determine the age of Saturn’s rings and the persistence of its magnetic field.
Researchers who worked with Florian Jaeger have filed a complaint with the US government after the university cleared his name.