Not enough U.S. engineers?; Technology evolution in India and China; Advice for India; China as innovator; Education and U.S. competitiveness; Emissions reduction; Assessing science's social effects
Major bills to boost U.S. competitiveness advance; Support grows for capping and trading carbon emissions; Bill to establish national ocean policy falters; Senate committee approves energy package; Congress boosts budget spending limit, despite veto threat
Ronald Sandler, Christopher J. Bosso
It would if we had a real science policy, but what we have now is science politics.
David Molden, Charlotte de Fraiture, Frank Rijsberman
With ever more water needed to raise crops to feed the burgeoning global population, efforts to produce more food with less water are critical to averting a crisis.
James E. Rosenbaum, Julie Redline, Jennifer L. Stephan
Although public two-year colleges have dramatically improved college access for large numbers of disadvantaged students, serious deficiencies in how they operate are limiting their value.
Robert E. Litan, Lesa Mitchell, E. J. Reedy
Many university technology transfer offices have become bottlenecks rather than facilitators of innovation. New approaches are needed.
Daniel Esty, Reece Rushing
The federal government is only scratching the surface in its use of information technologies to collect, analyze, and use data in innovative ways.
Elena Fagotto, Mary Graham
An essential first step in any effective climate change policy is to require major contributors to fully disclose their greenhouse gas emissions.