Obfuscation: A User’s Guide for Privacy and Protest by Finn Brunton and Helen Nissenbaum. (Reviewed by Neil Chilson.)
It is not uncommon for presidents and other senior officials to invoke the “war” metaphor in an effort to galvanize support in the pursuit of policy objectives. But the idea of a “war on coal” is at best misleading.
Investing in research, technology development, worker training, and modern technological infrastructure is the only prescription that will maintain the health of the US economy.
A more integrated and systemic approach is needed to ensure the nation’s resilience in the face of a changing climate.
Sixty years into the civilian nuclear age, the United States must decide whether it wants to reestablish leadership in this important technology market, or watch its role continue to diminish.
Proposed budget cuts by the Trump administration would have a severe impact on the financial capacity of universities to continue to support federally funded research activity.
Follow the Money: Funding Research in a Large Academic Health Center by Henry R. Bourne and Eric B. Vermillion. (Reviewed by Gilbert S. Omenn.)
What drives innovation?; Funding highways; Geoengineering ethics; Religion and science; Science police.
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