The next revolution in behavioral science? Gathering real-time data on study participants rather than relying on their imperfect memories.
Since its 1991 food crisis, Cuba has replaced its sugar cane monoculture with a sustainable, organic agricultural system.
In Nigeria, traditional rulers are working with Gates Institute researchers to transform negative traditions into new practices that improve health for women.
Japan’s tsunami and nuclear disaster offer critical public health lessons for governments and academic institutions.
On marshalling the power of public health—and bidding farewell.
Letters to the Editor
Malaria in the Amazon, in South Korea, and in 1950s Greece, and praise for Phil Thuma.
“Metallobiologist” Valeria Culotta joins the AAAS as a fellow; plus more faculty honors.
Global Health Snapshot
Neglected Tropical Diseases: The WHO just put them back on the agenda.
Frontiers of Public Health
Tobacco fighter Joanna Cohen urges us to just do it.
What does it take to break the status quo in science? Solid data, brilliant insight and uncommon stubbornness. Just ask John Snow… or Sabra Klein.