Articles by

Grace Browne

This Gene Mutation Breaks the Immune System. Why Has It Survived?

In Greenland in January 2021, a child just under two years old was sick—very sick. And his...

The Ramifications of Roe’s Fall Won’t Stop at Abortion Bans

Within minutes of the leaking of the draft opinion from the US Supreme Court calling for the...

Hepatitis Cases in Kids Have Scientists Hunting for Answers

In January 2022, doctors in Scotland noticed a worrying trend: a scattering of cases of severe hepatitis...

Making Science More Open Is a Potential Security Risk

Of course, just because research is published in a journal instead of a preprint server doesn’t mean...

She Was Missing a Chunk of Her Brain. It Didn’t Matter

In early February 2016, after reading an article featuring a couple of scientists at the Massachusetts Institute...

The Pandemic Revolutionized Disease Surveillance. Now What?

For the past two years, the hottest data set in the United Kingdom has dropped every Friday....

Big Pharma's Ethical Dilemma: Should They Keep Selling to Russia?

Tadhg Ó Laoghaire, a researcher in economic ethics at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, echoes Gillard: “They...

The War Puts Ukraine's Clinical Trials—and Patients—in Jeopardy

The biggest historical proponent of clinical trial quality conducted his first one during a war. In 1941,...