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Making College Affordable

Summer 2010


Forum


Standards for synthetic biology; Girl power; To innovate, educate


From the Hill


House votes to reauthorize America COMPETES Act; Congress reconsiders rules on toxic substances; Bill proposes incentives for carbon capture and storage; Federal science and technology in brief


Perspective: Science’s Uncertain Authority in Policy


John Marburger


Perspective: Reassessing Conservation Goals in a Changing Climate


Alejandro E. Camacho, Holly Doremus, Jason S. McLachlan, Ben A. Minteer


Making College Affordable by Improving Aid Policy


Bridget Terry Long


Science and the Entrepreneurial University


Richard C. Atkinson, Patricia A. Pelfrey


Critical Minerals and Emerging Technologies


Roderick G. Eggert


Personal Health Records: Why Good Ideas Sometimes Languish


Amitai Etzioni


Pursuing Geoengineering for Atmospheric Restoration


Robert B. Jackson, James Salzman


Bringing U.S. Roads into the 21st Century


Stephen Ezell


Book Review: A cell’s life


Norman Fost

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
, by
Rebecca Skloot.


Book Review: Futurama


Martin Wachs

Reinventing the Automobile: Personal Urban Mobility for the 21st Century
, by
William J. Mitchell, Christopher E. Borroni-Bird, and Lawrence D. Burns.


Book Review: Tracking E-health


Edward H. Shortliffe

Digital Medicine: Health Care in the Internet Era
, by
Darrell M. West and Edward Alan Miller.


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