COVID-19 Through Time

Over the past year of the pandemic, clinicians have gained a huge amount of practical knowledge about how to treat COVID-19 patients. But this kind of learning is distinct from understanding the experience of illness and the moral dimensions of treating it. Has that deeper knowledge improved?Read More

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Trust in Science Is Not the Problem

Many members of the science and science policy communities have grown increasingly concerned lately about what they see as a decline in the general public’s trust in science. The basic premise, however, is wrong.Read More

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Battling a Common Enemy

China and the United States have found common cause in exerting influence at the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization. Global food production could be permanently changed.Read More

Feeding the World

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Rekindling Agricultural R&D

Boosting spending in agricultural R&D is an economically sensible and environmentally sustainable way to make food more abundant, cheaper, more nutritious, and more accessible to the world’s poor.Read More

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Creativity During COVID

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A Time Capsule of Creative Responses to the Pandemic

Creativity often flourishes in stressful times. During the coronavirus pandemic, CPNAS collected creative responses from individuals, communities, organizations, and industries—now available to explore in a new archive.Read More

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Building Infrastructure for a Rapidly Changing World

Modern infrastructure can’t replicate the rigid systems of the past. In addition to building for flexibility and resilience, we must transform how we understand what infrastructure is and what it can do.Read More

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A Bipartisan Vision for the Future of American Science

The chairwoman of the House of Representatives Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, lays out her vision for the future of American science. Read More


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