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Technology and Science: Archives

Addressing Race and Genetics

book_alt2 icon Report Michael J. Rugnetta and Khusboo Desai examine issues regarding racial and ethnic health disparities that need to be addressed in order for personalized medicine to offer the greatest benefit to all.

by Michael Rugnetta and Khusboo Desai | Monday, June 13, 2011

Interactive Map: NIH Research Awards Create Jobs

cursor icon Interactive A map from Science Progress shows how National Institutes of Health funding for biomedical research and innovation leads to job growth across the country.

by Science Progress | Monday, May 23, 2011

Rep. Ryan’s Proposed Infrastructure Savings Don’t Add Up

There’s no reasonable way to generate billions in savings from consolidating programs that repair our nation’s highways as Rep. Paul Ryan proposes, argues Donna Cooper.

by Donna Cooper | Friday, April 8, 2011

Infrastructure Matters

We need to invest in infrastructure now for the sake of public safety and to boost our economy, says Donna Cooper.

by Donna Cooper | Friday, March 18, 2011

Chopping at the Roots of Innovation

The Republican Study Committee’s recommendations undermine America’s potential clean energy leadership, writes Kate Gordon.

by Kate Gordon | Friday, January 21, 2011

The Innovation Imperative

Jitinder Kohli examines ways that the leaders of federal agencies and departments can stretch tight budgets imaginatively and provocatively.

by Jitinder Kohli | Wednesday, December 22, 2010

An American Innovation Agenda

Kevin Sharer, chairman and CEO of Amgen, talks about what he thinks makes America so competitive in biotechnology.

by Kevin Sharer | Wednesday, December 1, 2010

The Infrastructure Edge

Pennsylvania Gov. Edward Rendell discusses why we need to invest in our infrastructure to remain globally competitive.

by Edward G. Rendell | Wednesday, December 1, 2010

The Power of the President

book_alt2 icon Report Recommendations to advance progressive change from the Center for American Progress and Senior Fellows, compiled by Sarah Rosen Wartell and with a forward from John Podesta.

by Sarah Rosen Wartell and John Podesta | Tuesday, November 16, 2010

OMB’s IT Procurement Fix Should Include FedSpace Strategy

OMB should use a new social networking platform to develop an integrated system for collaboration among federal IT employees, write Will Thomas and Pratap Chatterjee.

by Will Thomas and Pratap Chatterjee | Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Silos of Small Beer

book_alt2 icon Report Maryann Feldman and Lauren Lanahan's look at the efficacy of regional innovation programs in the eastern Midwest regional economy.

by Maryann Feldman and Lauren Lanahan | Thursday, September 23, 2010

New Paradigms for Social Innovation

Doing What Works project event explores the institutional challenges to innovation in government and how they can be overcome.

| Friday, July 2, 2010

Scaling New Heights

book_alt2 icon Report Geoff Mulgan and Jitinder Kohli provide strategies for spotting small successes in the public sector and making them big in this Doing What Works project report.

by Geoff Mulgan and Jitinder Kohli | Thursday, July 1, 2010

Capital Ideas

book_alt2 icon Report Jitinder Kohli and Geoff Mulgan provide a menu of more than 20 different ways public agencies are promoting the generation of great ideas in this Doing What Works project report.

by Jitinder Kohli and Geoff Mulgan | Thursday, July 1, 2010

Halting IT Boondoggles

The White House today announced that it will halt troubled IT spending and begin a long-overdue review of government technology, writes Ian Millhiser.

by Ian Millhiser | Monday, June 28, 2010