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Rethinking What Research Government Should Fund

Fall 1999


Forum



Editor’s Journal: Remembering George E. Brown, Jr.


Kevin Finneran


From the Hill


Congress split on FY 2000 funding for R&D; Current status; GOP bills on database protection clash; Congress set to create separate agency to run DOE weapons labs; OMB revises proposed rule on release of research data; Big boost in information technology spending sought


Update



Global Growth through Third World Technological Progress


F. M. Scherer


Creating Havens for Marine Life


Tundi Agardy


Commercial Satellite Imagery Comes of Age


Ann M. Florini, Yahya Dehqanzada


Technology Needs of Aging Boomers


Joseph F. Coughlin


A Vision of Jeffersonian Science


Gerald Holton, Gerhard Sonnert


The False Dichotomy: Scientific Creativity and Utility


Lewis M. Branscomb


Innovation Policy for Complex Technologies


Don E. Kash, Robert W. Rycroft


Reshaping National Forest Policy


H. Michael Anderson


Book Review: Imagining the future


Langdon Winner

The Sun, the Genome, & the Internet: Tools of Scientific Revolutions
, by
Freeman J. Dyson.


Book Review: Pork barrel science


Norman Metzger

Funding Science in America: Congress, Universities, and the Politics of the Academic Pork Barrel
, by
James D. Savage.


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