Sophie Beaumont reviews research into how the blood-brain barrier protects the brain, and poses challenges for delivery of medical treatment.
Bessie O’Dell explains how bias towards people from Western, educated, industrialised, rich and democratic (WEIRD) societies skews research.
Jacques William Bouvier debates the pros and cons of intellectual property in the life sciences, and how regulation might foster innovation.
Sakshi Rajesh explains what linguistics and brain sciences have to tell us about tongue twisters, and why we find them so difficult to say.
Duncan W. Martinson describes the progression of optimal transport theory through various applications from economics to AI.
Simon Lichtinger describes how the development of super-resolution microscopy enabled scientists to see beyond the optical diffraction limit.