Articles by

Grace Browne

The UK Government Wants to Sequence Your Baby’s Genome

In November 2019, Matt Hancock, then the United Kingdom’s health secretary, unveiled a lofty ambition: to sequence...

The Gut Microbiome’s Role in Autism Gets Murkier

The microbiome has become one of the hottest buzzwords in science. And specifically, the gut microbiome—the delicate...

E-Cigarettes Could Be the New Nicotine Patch

If you’re trying to quit smoking, instead of a stick of nicotine gum or an adhesive square...

Merck’s Antiviral Could Be Just What Covid Was Waiting For

The pharmaceutical giant is making its oral antiviral drug widely available for all the world. But could...