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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


From the Hill

  • From the Hill

    Drive to double R&D spending gains momentum The spotlight on the importance of national investments in R&D has shifted and intensified recently. In a June 8 commencement speech at the Georgia Institute… Read More


Book Reviews

  • Book Review: Consilience

    Consilience Consilience: The Unity of Knowledge, by Edward O. Wilson. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1998, 332 pp. Dale Jamieson E. O. Wilson is one of the most important intellectuals of… Read More
  • Scientific Truth-Telling

    The Ascent of Science, by Brian L. Silver. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1998, 534 pp. The Ascent of Science is a magisterial, witty, and certainly perceptive guide to how contemporary science… Read More
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