What Science Can Do

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

  • Five-Year Plans

    The comically ambitious and perennially unrealized five-year plans that were a hallmark of the dysfunctional Soviet political system throughout the middle of the 20th century have discouraged serious thinkers from using the… Read More

From the Hill

  • From the Hill – Summer 2009

    Climate change legislation advances In a major step forward for advocates of climate change action, the House Energy and Commerce Committee on May 21 passed a bill that would create a national… Read More


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