In our highly litigious society, physicians and other health-care professionals often practice what is known as “defensive medicine.”
Amy Wax describes her experiences after co-authoring a controversial newspaper op-ed.
Nature listens to the National Center for Science Education, promoting fears of “flat-Earthers.”
Let’s encourage dissent and embrace an authentically liberal approach to scientific inquiry.
This is a familiar type of story to anyone who follows the news about academic freedom, especially on the subject of evolution.