Saheli Sadanand
SADANAND: The drug shortage crisis requires intervention

As the 2012 presidential campaign continues, we’ll only hear more and more repetitive statements about healthcare coverage plans. Lost in the partisan debate about Romney-care […]

SADANAND: Neglecting science has its costs

My first reaction to Michael Magdzik’s Jan. 17 editorial lamenting the science distributional requirement was one of anger. The poorly constructed piece hammers home the […]

Neutrinos breaking the ultimate speed limit

Only a few things in life are certain. One is that the Detroit Lions will always lose on Thanksgiving. Another is that nothing can move […]

Get real with food safety

As a kid I was petrified of beef. What if I ate a burger, got infected with mad cow disease and went crazy years later? […]

Sadanand: My life according to the Yale spam filter

My Yale junk mail folder has become a black hole, and I suspect I’m not the only one with this problem. A few months ago, […]

Sadanand: Why I say ‘No’ to the iPhone

I don’t have an iPhone or any other kind of smart phone. I’ve been told by quite a few people to get one and, I’m […]

Sadanand: I wish I knew how to quit you, Google (but do I really?)

Like most of you, I use Google a lot. I use it to find papers related to my research, I use it for e-mail and […]

McDonald and Sadanand: Clinical trials, point-counterpoint

As difficult as it may be to deny a drug to a desperate patient, controlled trials are the backbone of clinical science: We need them […]

Sadanand: A toast to alcohol

The United States has a strange relationship with alcohol. On one hand, kegs and sangria pitchers are as much a part of college life as […]

Sadanand: It’s time for NASA

Almost 50 years ago, President John F. Kennedy declared that by the end of the 1960s, the United States would put a man on the […]

Sadanand: CER needs regulations to be effective

Yesterday, President Barack Obama signed the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act, finally putting an end to the interminable legislative battle over health care reform. […]