When times are good, it's easy to believe that they will stay that way.
President's budget would cut FY 2000 R&D spending by $1 billion; Legality of federal funding for human stem cell research debated; Bill loosening encryption software controls gains support
John A. Benson Jr., Stanley J. Watson Jr., Janet E. Joy
Marijuana does have medical value, but its therapeutic components must be incorporated into conventional therapy to be truly safe and useful.
Richard L. Wagner Jr., Edward D. Arthur, Paul T. Cunningham
A new fuel cycle architecture for nuclear power would expand its potential to contribute to the future global energy economy and reduce its potential nuclear weapon proliferation risks.
Jonathan B. Tucker
The U.S. must broaden its efforts to deal with the serious proliferation threat posed by the legacy of the Soviet biological weapons program.
Andrew F. Krepinevich Jr.
Converted Trident submarines with Tomahawk cruise missiles would greatly bolster the U.S. Navy's long-range striking power.
David C. Mowery
The U.S. economy responded successfully to the challenges of the 1980s, but this is no time for complacency.
More creative use of existing highways and rights-of-way can help us build our way out of gridlock.
Robert J. Wilder, Mia J. Tegner, Paul K. Dayton
A comprehensive national strategy is crucial for reversing the rapidly accelerating decline in marine life.
R. David Simpson
Poor nations lack the economic incentive to preserve biological resources; rich nations will have to pick up the bill.
Jessica Bennett Wilkinson
The states are far better positioned than the federal government to protect and restore the nation's plants, animals, and ecosystems.
Greg Mello, Andrew Lichterman, William Weida
The U.S. program to maintain the reliability of the nuclear arsenal is masking an effort to design new nuclear weapons.