The Need for Geoengineering Research

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

  • Goddam Humans

    The social sciences have long been considered the runt in the litter of the science family, if not the bastard child of wild conjecture with deluded mathematics. Broad-minded practitioners of the physical… Read More

From the Hill

  • From the Hill – Fall 2010

    House approves bill to reform offshore oil drilling After holding dozens of hearings on the Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion and well rupture in the Gulf of Mexico, the House on July… Read More



Book Reviews

  • Book cover of Bottled and Sold

    Costly water

    Obsession may not be the best word to describe Americans’ attitude toward bottled water. Few people are preoccupied with the product; many purchase it without a second thought. But therein lies the… Read More
  • Reputation and Power book cover

    Drug Kingpin

    Daniel Carpenter’s magnum opus about the origins, operations, and organizational nuances of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) represents in many respects superb historical scholarship. A former chief counsel for the regulatory… Read More
  • What Technology Wants book cover by Kevin Kelley

    Technophilia’s Big Tent

    As the effects of climate change and other environmental stresses become more apparent, some technological prophets are alarmed, while others are more sanguine than ever. Jared Diamond has gone from Guns, Germs, Read More
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