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The Dark Side of Justice

Sixteen years after a teenager was sentenced to life in prison, public-relations executive Scott Farmelant '86 undertook an epic campaign to set him free.

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Behind Enemy Lines

Fighting Ebola at a remote outpost in the Liberian jungle, infectious-disease specialist Steven Hatch '91 contends with blood, sweat and fears.

An Epistemology of Scientific Crackpottery

How do you distinguish the contrarian heroes of science, destined to make big advances in their field, from the charlatans of science, madly in love with their own ideas?

Up and Coming

Dimitar Pachov, PhD’11, designs networks of peaceable drones, to bring life-giving aid to the developing world.