The future of longevity

While there is so lit­tle activ­i­ty on trade agree­ments or nego­ti­a­tions and only promis­es of inno­va­tion in trade pol­i­cy, I’ve been pay­ing clos­er att...

How creepy can big Pharma be?

Firms in the industry that leads a global clamor about the theft of patents have much slipperier standards when it comes to passing off on their own account. T...

The facts on flu

Most pandemics just aren't what they're cracked up to be. Sandy Szwarc has published a fascinating dissection of the panic over Mexican 'swine' flu. She points...