Expert Opinions

The most pressing issues in science illuminated by the perspectives of those who know them best: working scientists

Who owns your cells?

Property rights get messy when DNA is involved

Sarah Kearns


University of Michigan

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A scientist responds to that 'Science' Instagram essay

Online outreach helps highlight women and people of color in the field

Gabriela Serrato Marks

Marine Geology

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Artificial intelligence isn't a 'black box.' It's a key to studying the brain

Algorithms can help us see how our unconscious processes work – if we understand their language

Daniel Bear


Stanford University

The psychedelic renaissance is here. Will it last this time?

To avoid the mistakes of the past, scientists and society need to open their minds

Benjamin Bell


Johns Hopkins University

Danbee Kim, Champalimaud Foundation

Gonçalo Lopes, Sainsbury Wellcome Centre

Feeding the world as the climate changes will depend on genetic engineering

CRISPR and other tech could help us produce more food, but only if we drop the GMO stigma

Jackie Grimm

Molecular Biology

Princeton University