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Origins of Dated Federal R&D Policy

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.

Boxer Pushes for Full Disclosure of Climate Change Evidence

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.

Save the Fish: Stop Ocean Acidification

FishThe 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.