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Summer 1999

Science and Foreign Policy

Summer 1999


Editor’s Journal: The Merits of Meritocracy

Kevin Finneran

The nation must think through its contradictory attitudes toward academic achievement.

From the Hill

Lab access restrictions sought in wake of Chinese espionage reports; Conservatives challenge science community on data access; Bills to protect confidentiality of medical data introduced; Controversial database protection bill reintroduced; Genetic testing issues reviewed; Budget resolution deals blow to R&D funding