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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 – Summer 2010

    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

  • The immortal life of Henrietta Lacks Book cover with a photo of Henrietta

    A Cell’s Life

    Here’s a simple statement most Americans would agree with. If tissue removed during an operation is about to be thrown out with the garbage and has no identifying information, it should be… Read More
  • Digital Medicine Book Cover: Stethoscope and computer keyboard

    Tracking E-health

    When I recently moved to a new city and had to identify a primary care provider and health system, I decided to rule out any physician or provider organization that lacked the… Read More
  • Book cover of Reinventing the Automobile

    Book Review: Futurama

    It goes without saying that most Americans love their cars. Yet today there is a great deal of debate about the appropriate future role of the automobile. For decades, cars have been… Read More
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