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Ocean Policy: Time to Act

Fall 2004


Forum



From the Hill


Nondefense R&D budgets face major squeeze; DHS relaxes visa policy on foreign students and scientists; House restricts NIH travel and research


Update



Editor’s Journal: Just Say Yes to Drug Trial Information


Kevin Finneran


Forget Politicizing Science. Let’s Democratize Science!


David H. Guston


Improving Health in Developing Countries


Bhavya Lal, Michael Csaszar


Precollege Science Teachers Need Better Training


John Payne


Saving the Oceans


Carl Safina, Sarah Chasis


Sink or Swim Time for U.S. Fishery Policy


James N. Sanchirico, Susan S. Hanna


Cartoon



Science, Politics, and U.S. Democracy


Lewis M. Branscomb


Small Combat Ships and the Future of the Navy


Robert O. Work


Building a Transatlantic Biotech Partnership


Nigel Purvis


Meeting the New Challenge to U.S. Economic Competitiveness


William B. Bonvillian


Protecting Public Anonymity


Elaine Newton, M. Granger Morgan


Book Review: Ain’t it hard?


Kathleen Courrier

The Working Poor: Invisible in America
, by
David K. Shipler.


Book Review: Where’s Oppie?


William Lanouette

Oppenheimer: Portrait of an Enigma
, by
Jeremy Bernstein.


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