Global Tour of Innovation Policy

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.


From the Hill

  • From the Hill

    President Bush signs competitiveness bill On August 9, President Bush signed into law the bipartisan America COMPETES Act (H.R. 2272), aimed at bolstering basic research and education in science, technology, engineering, and… Read More



Real Numbers

Book Reviews

  • Book Review: Risky business

    Risky business The Next Catastrophe: Reducing Our Vulnerabilities to Natural, Industrial, and Terrorist Disasters by Charles Perrow. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2007, 388 pp. Lewis M. Branscomb There are three classes… Read More
  • Book Review: Despoiled seas

    Despoiled seas The Unnatural History of the Sea by Callum Roberts. Washington, DC: Island Press, 2007, 435 pp. Martin W. Lewis Market hunting has been prohibited in the United States for more… Read More
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