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Doing What Works for the Future

Carmen A. Medina and Jitinder Kohli make the case for government reform that anticipates future trends and offer a list of trends government should keep an eye on to get the conversation started.

By Carmen A. Medina and Jitinder Kohli | Monday, May 3, 2010

A Stem Cell Policy Worthy of the Public Trust

The Obama administration has instituted a far more rigorous ethics review for stem cells than was in place before, writes Jonathan D. Moreno.

By Jonathan D. Moreno | Friday, March 19, 2010

Comments on the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ Notice of Proposed Rulemaking for the Electronic Health Record Incentive Program

CAP, the Markle Foundation, and the Engelberg Center for Health Care Reform at the Brookings Institution offer recommendations for clarifying new Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services regulations on electronic health records.

Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Improving Government Efficiency

book_alt2 icon Report Under-the-radar reforms in contracting and IT management are likely to save hundreds of billions of dollars over the next 10 years, writes Ian Millhiser.

By Ian Millhiser | Monday, March 15, 2010

How We Know Humans Are Changing the Climate

play_alt icon Video Joe Romm interviews scientist and IPCC report author Michael MacCracken about the science of climate change.

Thursday, February 4, 2010

Climate Change Is a Clear and Present Danger

play_alt icon Video Joe Romm interviews scientist and coordinating lead IPCC report author Christopher Field about the science of climate change.

Thursday, February 4, 2010

The United States of Science

The Obama administration’s budget for 2011 will be remembered by economic and science historians as a turning point for our nation in the 21st century, writes Jonathan D. Moreno.

By Jonathan D. Moreno | Tuesday, February 2, 2010

Online Since the ’80s: An Interview with Andrew Feenberg on the Power of Online Communities

The lessons learned from the French Minitel network in the 1980s are still important as the FCC considers net neutrality today. Andrew Light talks with Andrew Feenberg, philosopher of technology, about the importance of digital democratic innovation.

By Andrew Light | Tuesday, November 17, 2009

Ask the Expert: Patching America’s Leaky Pipeline in the Sciences

play_alt icon Video Mary Ann Mason talks about her new report on providing family leave policies to help keep women researchers in scientific fields.

By Mary Ann Mason | Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Staying Competitive

book_alt2 icon Report Report from Marc Goulden, Karie Frasch, and Mary Ann Mason looks at what we can do about the lack of family responsible benefits for America's researchers.

By Marc Goulden, Karie Frasch, and Mary Ann Mason | Tuesday, November 10, 2009

New Tools for Old Traumas

book_alt2 icon Report Report from Sarah K. Dreier and William F. Schulz on using 21st century technologies to combat human rights atrocities.

By Sarah Dreier and William F. Schulz | Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Ask the Expert: The Right Treatment for the Right Patient

play_alt icon Video Michael Rugnetta discusses what personalized medicine is, how it works, and how it can help make people healthier.

By Michael Rugnetta | Tuesday, October 13, 2009

Innovation Clusters Create Competitive Communities

President Obama's call for a national innovation policy to spur sustainable economic growth and job creation contains an important new idea—community leadership is a critical component of our nation's economic strength that the federal government must actively cultivate.

By Jonathan Sallet and Ed Paisley | Tuesday, September 22, 2009

Paving the Way for Personalized Medicine

book_alt2 icon Report Report from Michael Rugnetta and Whitney Kramer offers ways to integrate personalized medicine into our health care system.

By Michael Rugnetta and Whitney Kramer | Monday, September 14, 2009

The Geography of Innovation

book_alt2 icon Report The federal government can assume a vital role in helping to grow regional centers of innovation, write Jonathan Sallet, Ed Paisley, and Justin R. Masterman in this report.

By Jonathan Sallet, Ed Paisley, and Justin R. Masterman | Wednesday, September 2, 2009