Ivan Oransky

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Solving the Primary Care Crisis

P rimary care. These days, it's the hot topic in medicine. Everyone wants more primary care practitioners, and everyone has

Down to a Science

S cience concentrators who work in The Crimson's newsroom are few and far between. You're much more likely to hear

Silent Stargazing

I tugged at the sleeping form of my 16-year-old brother. "Wake up, David. It's time." "Huh?" he murmured. "Oh..." We

Compromising Positions

C ompromises are, in general, good things. But American history is dotted with attempts at conciliation that, for one reason

Questioning the Experts' Motives

To many, science represents the ultimate Truth: hard, cold facts and figures, devoid of even the suggestion of partisanship or

Elusive Genes Discovered

It was the year of the brian. It was also the year of the gene. At Harvard's extensive network of

A Puppet-String Commencement

N eil L. Rudenstine is a very smart guy. The Corporation and the Board of Overseers knew it two years

The True Language of Insensitivity

V ygovoritye po-russki? I'm a fourth-generation Russian American. But my name leads many to believe, when they see or hear

Study: Vitamin E Reduces Risk of Heart Disease

Is a $3 bottle of vitamins a cheap way to avoid open-heart surgery costing thousands of dollars? Not exactly, but