Federal R&D spending to rise by 4.8 percent; defense dominates; Federal S&T appointees must be impartial and independent, report says; House, Senate examine ways of creating stable vaccine supply; McCain continues push for climate change legislation
If we want to attract the best students to science and nurture their talent most effectively, we need to rethink the current system.
Reed E. Hundt
Over-the-air TV broadcasting is an obstacle to the faster growth of technologies and services that could produce great economic and social benefits.
Cross-fertilization of ideas and techniques between economics and computer science is yielding fresh insights that can help inform policy decisions.
Darren E. Zinner, David Blumenthal, Eric G. Campbell, Greg Koski
Glenn Rice, Raymond L. Woosley
Today's system for developing and approving drugs is fundamentally flawed. Fixing it will require new technological tools and new regulatory approaches.
Elizabeth Stage, Rodger W . Bybee
Gregory Conko, Henry I. Miller
The pursuit of an integrated action plan, including regulatory reform, will help the United States and the world reap enormous benefits that now are thwarted.
Mary Ellen O'Connell
Elizabeth Rindskopf Parker
Martin W. Lewis
Marjory S. Blumenthal