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Making Sense of the Adolescent Brain

Spring 2012


More and better U.S. manufacturing; How to store spent nuclear fuel; Fuel-use reduction strategies; The home of the future; Transportation: the California model; Reducing nitrogen emissions; New directions for climate talks

From the Hill

President proposes slim increase in R&D funding for FY 2013; Hearings examine R&D activities at the EPA; Future of U.S. planetary science explored; Federal science and technology in brief

Why the Current Education Reform Strategy Won’t Work

Robert D. Atkinson

Global Lessons for Improving U.S. Education

Martin West

Internet Freedom and Human Rights

Hillary Rodham Clinton

The Tunnel at the End of the Light: The Future of the U.S. Semiconductor Industry

Richard Van Atta, Marko M. G. Slusarczuk

The 80% Solution: Radical Carbon Emission Cuts for California

Jane C. S. Long, Jeffery Greenblatt

Should the Science of Adolescent Brain Development Inform Public Policy?

Laurence Steinberg

Learning from Fukushima

Sebastian M. Pfotenhauer, Christopher F. Jones, Krishanu Saha, Sheila Jasanoff

Real Numbers: Time for Another Giant Leap For Mankind

Michael E. Webber, Sheril R. Kirshenbaum

Book Review: Who should govern the Internet?

Marjory S. Blumenthal

Networks and States: The Global Politics of Internet Governance
, by 
Milton L. Mueller.

Book Review: Is open-source software the answer?

Pamela Samuelson

The Comingled Code: Open Source and Economic Development
, by 
Josh Lerner and Mark Schankerman.