From SpaceX and Tesla to Uber and Lyft, many of the most successful companies thrived without the government's stamp of approval.
A bipartisan bill in Congress seeks to get the FDA out of the premium cigar industry.
And it's easier to distribute than the current vaccines, which require ultra-cold storage.
Science writer Steven Johnson, author of the new book Extra Life, on vaccines, medical breakthroughs, and life after Covid.
Cicada season reminds us that insects are a great food source for humans.
A Twitter Tiff Between Former Federal Health Officials Highlights the Weakness of the Case for Banning Kratom
Former Assistant Secretary for Health Brett Giroir says former FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb's support for a ban was based on "embarrassingly poor evidence."
At critical junctures, the FDA slowed vaccine development and rollout. Its decisions almost certainly cost lives.
And it's already sold out.
Subjects diagnosed with severe post-traumatic stress disorder made substantially more progress when they received MDMA rather than a placebo.
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This is the same agency that cost thousands of lives with its botched vaccine rollout.
Should Dying Cancer Patients Suffer From Undertreated Pain Because of 'Concerns Regarding Addiction'?
Two recent studies show how ham-handed efforts to reduce opioid prescriptions undermine medical care.
The FDA's 'Safety Pause' Predictably Lowered Americans' Confidence in Safety of J&J COVID-19 Vaccine
Who could possibly have known that that would happen?
If public health scolds get their way, they will worsen the nation’s overcriminalization problem.
But only after the company jumps over more regulatory hurdles.
America's public health officials continue to undermine public health.
The decision by the CDC and FDA to pause the Johnson & Johnson vaccine was a disastrous misstep.
The risks of blood clots are much lower than the risks of COVID-19 illness, hospitalizations, and deaths.
Yet the company is still getting stupidly scolded by public health busybodies
Without the feds in the way, we could have rolled out at-home diagnostic testing, set up human challenge trials, approved vaccines sooner, and vaccinated Americans more quickly.
Knowledge is probably not more dangerous than alcohol, but why risk it?
Burdensome regulations have likely cost lives.
Adding a third vaccine could get America back to something resembling normal by this spring.
Wondering what "95 percent efficacy" means? I've got some good news for you.
According to a new study, one dose of the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine is nearly as effective as two.
It's a good idea, but it should have been done much earlier.
The winners in every battle over restrictions are the people who do whatever they please without regard for government officials.
Cell-based meat cultivation is on its way.
We need to speed up vaccinations in order to head off the proliferation of more contagious coronavirus variants.
"Let's do the thing, which saves the most lives," says economist Alex Tabarrok: Instead of holding back second doses, use them all right away.
The Food Safety Modernization Act is all hat and no cattle.
He will count on future production to provide second doses.
Thanks to coverage at Reason and pushback from the industry, the federal government voided $14,000 fees on do-gooder craft distillers just in time for the new year.
When There Wasn't Enough Hand Sanitizer, Distilleries Stepped Up. Now They're Facing $14,060 FDA Fees.
Distilleries just learned that to cap off a brutal year, the FDA is charging them a fee normally reserved for drug manufacturing facilities.
So why doesn't it?
It would be the best thing to do with the $22.4 billion Congress allocated for COVID-19 testing
It took 15 years for the agency to decide that consumers didn’t actually need to be protected from the threat of substandard fruit desserts.
We could double the number of Americans vaccinated against COVID-19.
FDA will likely issue an emergency use authorization for a second COVID-19 vaccine tomorrow.