The price of a drug should be based on its therapeutic benefits – not just what the market will bear
'Orphan drugs' with high price points are being tested as treatments for COVID-19. There's a better way to spur low-cost innovation for new drugs.
Jan. 13, 2021 • ~9 min
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Sea Shepherd says the collision happened after it came under attack in the Gulf of California.
Jan. 5, 2021 • ~2 min
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Any green industrial revolution will need lots more electric cars – we're experimenting to see what does and doesn't work.
Dec. 16, 2020 • ~6 min
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Animators spend hours adding textures to objects. A new machine-learning system simplifies the process.
Dec. 10, 2020 • ~5 min
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Applications and challenges of sensing technology have been accelerated by Covid-19.
Dec. 1, 2020 • ~6 min
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One in six fishers in the Gulf of Thailand have been coerced or deceived into working against their will.
Nov. 23, 2020 • ~6 min
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Good news for large, small and advanced nuclear reactors.
Nov. 23, 2020 • ~8 min
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