Flaws In Forensic Science

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

  • Prime Time Science

    Sometimes fantasy beats reality—at least on TV. For decades, the science community has been waiting for a popular TV program that features scientists as engaging dramatic characters and the work of science… Read More

From the Hill

  • From the Hill – Fall 2003

    Big R&D spending increases slated for defense, homeland security Congress appears poised to substantially increase overall R&D spending for fiscal year (FY) 2004. However, virtually all of the increases would go for… Read More



Real Numbers

  • University-Related Research Parks

    University-Related Research Parks A university-related research park is a cluster of technology-based organizations (consisting primarily of private-sector research companies but also of selected federal and state research agencies and not-for-profit research foundations)… Read More

Book Reviews

  • The New Economy Book Cover

    New Economy Lite

    Roger Alcaly’s title overpromises. Despite this, the book contains a useful introduction for a lay reader to a set of topics that academic economists interested in the interaction between high technology and… Read More
  • Book titled Our Final Error

    End of the world?

    The lights in my office at the University of Maryland blinked once and then went out. It was 4:11 p.m. on Thursday, August 14. The Great Blackout of 2003 had just turned… Read More
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