Artists and engineers make subversive allies.
From the editor in chief
Drug development cannot thrive without them, argues the CEO of Human Genome Sciences
Scientists have declared the human genome completely decoded. But a look back at the beginnings of their quest reveals how far we still have to go.
Fierce competition, radical expansion, a dubious funding model and maybe even a new director spell the end of an era. Can a trailblazing enterprise survive and thrive?
Should we stop computer science research to prevent the evolution of intelligent machines that might someday surpass humanity? Absolutely not.
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