The global AIDS meeting, the Woodstock of science gatherings, goes virtual amid COVID-19

The International AIDS Conference gathers scientists, health workers, celebrities, and activists such as these protesting grandmothers in Durban, South Africa. Can that eclectic mix now come together online? J. Cohen/Science…

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One U.K. trial is transforming COVID-19 treatment. Why haven’t others delivered more results?

A World Health Organization–led global trial of treatments for COVID-19 was slow to enroll coronavirus-infected people, like this one in a Spanish intensive care unit, whereas a large trial in the…

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Amid protests against racism, scientists move to strip offensive names from journals, prizes, and more

In June, graffiti supporting calls for the Univeristy of Cambridge to remove a stained glass window memorializing statistician Ronald Fisher, a supporter of eugenics, appeared on a campus building. The…

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