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Articles from Issues in Science and Technology (March 22, 2003)

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"Nonlethal" chemical weapons: a Faustian bargain; incapacitants developed for use by law enforcement are more likely to be used by dictators, terrorists, or criminals. Wheelis, Mark 3117
A broader vision for government research: too many federal agencies lack the research funds they need to stimulate innovative solutions to national problems. (Perspectives). Kalil, Thomas 3246
A change of climate: despite a lack of leaders hip from the federal government, a ground swell of activity to cut emissions of greenhouse gases is emerging throughout the United States. Hassol, Susan Joy; Udall, Randy 5092
A program for Africa's computer people: a little help from U.S. academics and business professionals could go a long way toward making the information sector an engine for economic development. Zachary, G. Pascal 4592
Computer technology. Alic, John A. Book Review 1680
Congress debates president's hydrogen initiative. (From the Hill). 723
Controlling dangerous pathogens: more systemic protection is needed to guard against the deliberate or inadvertent creation of advanced disease agents. Steinbruner, John D.; Harris, Elisa D. 5182
Cybersecurity: who's watching the store? Government is not doing all it could to research the problem or to exercise its proper regulatory role. Berkowitz, Bruce; Hahn, Robert W. 5080
Forum. 10871
Improving scientific advice to government: recent "reforms" in how independent expert panels are selected and operate have done more harm than good. Some steps back to the future are needed. (Perspective). Anderson, Frederick R. 3153
NASA programs face intense scrutiny after Columbia loss. (From the Hill). 418
Nondefense R&D would take a hit in proposed FY 2004 budget. (From the Hill). 2062
Reducing toxic risks. Graham, Mary Book Review 1586
Reinvigorating genetically modified crops: poor farmers in developing nations will benefit if the United States asserts itself in the international arena to develop and promote biotechnology. Paarlberg, Robert L. 4721
Science Advisory Board 1933. (Archives). Brief Article 232
Stale environmentalism. Lewis, Martin W. Book Review 1558
The case against new nuclear weapons: new tactical bombs would have little military value and would undercut U.S. nonproliferation efforts. Levi, Michael A. 3324
Time to sign the mine ban treaty: the U.S.'s stubborn refusal to accede to world opinion no longer makes sense and is further dimming its leadership status. Matthew, Richard A.; Gaulin, Ted 3188
Weapons and Hope. (Editor's Journal). Finneran, Kevin 591
When Children Die. (Real Numbers). Field, Marilyn J. 1049

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