Debate over meaning of "sound" science heats up; Doubling of NSF budget over five years proposed; Government to boost scrutiny of foreigners studying science
Panic after September 11 led to bad policy; a more deliberate response can protect security without sacrificing beneficial access to government data.
The technology to reduce emissions is at hand, but the Bush administration seems unwilling to require industry to use it. That's a mistake.
Collaborative efforts that rely on local knowledge as well as science are key to resolving difficult land use issues.
Donna Gerardi Riordan, M. R. C. Greenwood
Some hasty government responses to September 11 posed problems for universities; with a more collaborative approach, higher education can play a vital role.
Elizabeth F. Loftus
Research has revealed the limits of human memory; now the courts need to incorporate these findings into their procedures.
John J. Hamre
A comprehensive strategy for integrating science and security is urgently needed at DOE's national labs and throughout the U.S. government.
Mortimer L. Downey, Thomas R. Menzies
Our failed piecemeal approach to security must be replaced with a layered, well-integrated system.
Edward A. Parson
We should apply the lessons of the Montreal Protocol: Enlist industry expertise and focus on manageable goals for reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
A. Thomas Young, Denice Denton, Jonathan R. Cole
The first step is understanding what is meant by "technology." Then we must try to reach the broadest possible audience.
Andrew A. Rosenberg