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Making Sense of the Adolescent Brain

Spring 2012


Forum


More and better U.S. manufacturing; How to store spent nuclear fuel; Fuel-use reduction strategies; The home of the future; Transportation: the California model; Reducing nitrogen emissions; New directions for climate talks


From the Hill


President proposes slim increase in R&D funding for FY 2013; Hearings examine R&D activities at the EPA; Future of U.S. planetary science explored; Federal science and technology in brief


Why the Current Education Reform Strategy Won’t Work


Robert D. Atkinson


Global Lessons for Improving U.S. Education


Martin West


Internet Freedom and Human Rights


Hillary Rodham Clinton


The Tunnel at the End of the Light: The Future of the U.S. Semiconductor Industry


Marko M. G. Slusarczuk, Richard Van Atta


The 80% Solution: Radical Carbon Emission Cuts for California


Jane C. S. Long, Jeffery Greenblatt


Should the Science of Adolescent Brain Development Inform Public Policy?


Laurence Steinberg


Learning from Fukushima


Christopher F. Jones, Krishanu Saha, Sebastian M. Pfotenhauer, Sheila Jasanoff


Real Numbers: Time for Another Giant Leap For Mankind


Michael E. Webber, Sheril R. Kirshenbaum


Book Review: Who should govern the Internet?


Marjory S. Blumenthal

Networks and States: The Global Politics of Internet Governance
, by
Milton L. Mueller.


Book Review: Is open-source software the answer?


Pamela Samuelson

The Comingled Code: Open Source and Economic Development
, by
Josh Lerner and Mark Schankerman.


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