Feeding a Growing World Population

Every issue explores cutting-edge developments in technology, medicine, education, climate change, and much more. Articles provide in-depth analyses of science and technology’s impact on public policy, the economy, and society—bringing today’s best minds to bear on tomorrow’s most critical topics.

Editor's Journal

  • The Power of the Individual

    The life of Leo Szilard has important lessons for scientists eager to influence public policy. William Lanouette’s fascinating biography of Leo Szilard, Genius in the Shadows, does more than reveal the… Read More

From the Hill

  • From the Hill – Fall 1997

    House, Senate endorse big increases in FY 1990 R&D budgets In the wake of the balanced budget agreement, this summer both the House and Senate endorsed big increases in the FY 1990… Read More


Book Reviews

  • The Economic Laws of Scientific Research

    A Science Funding Contrarian

    The premise of Terence Kealey’s book-that scientific research would do better without government support-has naturally attracted a lot of attention and generated a lot of emotion. Kealey is an impassioned advocate of… Read More
  • Our Children's Toxic Legacy book cover

    Pesticides: Kids at Risk

    Pesticides are chemicals designed to kill living things-insects, fungi, and weeds that attack crops and other vegetation, cause infectious diseases in humans and animals or act as vectors of infectious agents. Not… Read More
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