Are cops on the science beat?; Publication blues; Power of partnerships; Returning from the brink; When good intentions backfire; Eyes on AI; Designing chestnuts.
Perspective: Navigating an Uncertain Future for US Roads
John Paul Helveston
Forrest Clingerman, Kevin J. O'Brien, Thomas P. Ackerman
Expanding the ethical discussion of marine cloud brightening.
What Does Innovation Today Tell Us about the US Economy Tomorrow?
Above all, that the nation needs to get a lot better at linking scientific advance to economically and socially valuable technologies.
Kenneth M. Weiss
Advances in our understanding of the genome suggest that for most public health challenges it may not be.
Lee Gutkind, Daniel Sarewitz
An interview with Marilynne Robinson by Creative Nonfiction editor Lee Gutkind and Issues in Science and Technology editor Daniel Sarewitz.
Is Google search a useful tool for a true seeker?
“Shuddering Before the Beautiful”: Trains of Thought Across the Mormon Cosmos
As uncomfortable as uncertainty is, it begets a healthy humility that can inspire us to keep searching for answers.
The Best Panceas for Heartaches
How eighteenth and nineteenth century science and religion reinforced one another in coping with what was then the inescapable tragedy of childhood mortality.
Beyond the Primordial Ooze
Dinty W. Moore
Conversations with “real” Americans and the supposed divide between science and religion.
Real Numbers: Mixed Messages about Public Trust in Science
Book Review: Managing Water Scarcity, or Scarcely Managing?
Katharine L. Jacobs
Book Review: A Silicon Valley Catechism