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NET NEUTRALITY

Who Gets to Innovate?

While the FCC’s open internet rules have attracted criticism for being both too weak and too stringent, Andrea Peterson and Lauren Simenauer take a look at what’s really at stake in the net neutrality debate.

SCIENCE IN SOCIETY

What Would Ben Franklin Do?

Besides his well-known exploits as a printer, diplomat, politician, philosopher, and ladies man, Ben Franklin was also deeply interested in energy efficiency, environmental science, and public health.

SCIENCE IN POLITICS

What Would TJ Do?

What would Thomas Jefferson, an avid scientist and enlightenment thinker, have to say about the politicization of science in our day?

INNOVATION

High Risk, Higher Reward

In the case of research and development, some gambling is not only good but necessary, say top Energy Department officials David Sandalow and Arun Majumdar.