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Does the U.S. Produce Too Many Scientists?

American science education lags behind that of many other nations, right? So why does it produce so many talented young researchers who cannot find a job in their chosen field of study?

February 22, 2010 — Beryl Lieff Benderly

Time to Ban Production of Nuclear Weapons Material

A new global treaty that cuts off production of plutonium and highly enriched uranium for nuclear weapons could jump-start nuclear disarmament and help prevent proliferation

January 13, 2010 — Alexander Glaser, Zia Mian and Frank N. von Hippel

The Fuel of the Future Is Grassoline

Cellulosic biofuel could reduce our reliance on foreign petroleum without the problems associated with ethanol from corn--if we can figure out how to extract its energy economically

April 9, 2009 — George Huber and Bruce Dale

The Evolving Web of Future Wealth

The web of connections among goods and services in an economy may be the long-missing key to understanding how novel innovations and new wealth arise

May 9, 2008 — Stuart Kauffman, Stefan Thurner and Rudolf Hanel

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