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Why are we good to one another?

H. Allen Orr | 
Altruism may seem a good thing—unless you happen to be an evolutionary biologist. Then it may seem a mixture of ...

Was Nicholas Wade too speculative on race in “A Troublesome Inheritance”?

H. Allen Orr | 
New York Times science writer Nicholas Wade’s main claim in his new book "A Troublesome Inheritance" is that human races ...

Can they patent your genes?

Daniel J. Kevles | 
The following is an edited excerpt. Can genes be patented? This spring, the Supreme Court will hear a case that ...