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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.


From the Hill

  • From the Hill

    House votes to reauthorize America COMPETES Act Despite strong Republican opposition, the House on May 28 approved the America COMPETES Reauthorization Act of 2010 by a 262 to 150 vote. The legislation… Read More



Book Reviews

  • A Cell’s Life

    The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot. New York: Crown Publishing Group, 2010, 369 pp. Here’s a simple statement most Americans would agree with. If tissue removed during an operation… Read More
  • Book Review: Tracking E-health

    Tracking E-health Digital Medicine: Health Care in the Internet Era by Darrell M. West and Edward Alan Miller. Washington, DC: Brookings, 2009, 183pp. Edward H. Shortliffe When I recently moved to a… Read More
  • Book Review: Futurama

    Futurama Reinventing the Automobile: Personal Urban Mobility for the 21st Century by William J. Mitchell, Christopher E. Borroni-Bird, and Lawrence D. Burns. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2010, 225 pp. Martin Wachs It… Read More
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