Elizabeth Fiedler talks to local clergy participating in the demonstrations in Ferguson, Missouri. Carolyn Beeler reports some scientific publications are adopting more stringent standards for research in an effort to keep authors from fudging the numbers. Elisabeth Perez-Luna talks to Syrian-American doctors helping the wounded in their home country’s civil war. Peter Crimmins visits the new restaurant and theater at the Fringe building in advance of its grand opening at next month’s festival. And we hear about a week in the life of a local midwife.