_Science_ joins other publishers in making it easy for authors to change their names on past publications: https://blogs.sciencemag.org/editors-blog/2021/02/18/a-new-name-change-policy/, via https://www.metafilter.com/190813/Making-it-easier-for-published-scientists-to-change-their-names
Transgender scientists made this change necessary but I think it benefits all of us. I've seen plenty of name changes in the literature for other reasons (marriage, divorce, escaping prejudice, ...) and making it easier to find your old papers is generally a good thing.
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