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Ending the Inertia on Energy Policy

Winter 2008


Post-scientific society; Ethanol food fight; Water worries; Mexican cha-cha; Improving Indian innovation

From the Hill

Fiscal year 2008 R&D funding levels on hold; Expansion of FDA oversight power sought; Bill to promote electronic health records proposed; Legislation would boost support for women in science; Climate Change Science Program under fire

Editor’s Journal: Living Legos

Kevin Finneran

Perspective: Forging a New, Bipartisan Environmental Movement

Newt Gingrich, Terry L. Maple

Perspective: Racial Disparities at Birth:The Puzzle Persists

Paula Braveman

Perspective: Freedom of Speech in Government Science

David B. Resnik

A New Strategy to Spur Energy Innovation