A new report from the Communication Workers of America provides more data on a problem we already knew about: the past seven years have been bad for broadband policy.
After every voting machine failure in recent election years, it has become more and more clear that proper oversight of voting technology is critical to the preservation of our democratic system. The Senate is currently considering bipartisan legislation to support innovation in voting machines.
In a recent paper in Technology and Society, Neal Lane discusses the impact of the Mansfield Amendment and Bayh-Dole Act on federal R&D in the United States and the need for forward-looking innovation policy for the 21st century.
With recent evidence highlighting the Vice President’s Office’s misconstruing of climate change evidence, Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA) called upon EPA administrator Stephen Johnson to release every document related to the threat global warming poses to the public.
According to a recent study published in the journal Cell, federal policy has a measurable impact on the amount of human embryonic stem cell research conducted in different countries.
Governor Schwarzenegger touts California’s biotech prowess and Governor Patrick signs legislation for a $1 billion Life Science Initiative in Massachusetts. The rivalry continues between two major biotech states.
The House Committee on Science and Technology will host a hearing tomorrow on the Federal Ocean Acidification Research and Monitoring Act and efforts to curtail ocean acidification.