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Articles from Issues in Science and Technology (March 22, 2008)

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Title Author Type Words
A new system for preventing bridge collapses. Lee, George C.; Sternberg, Ernest 3466
Animal migration: an endangered phenomenon? Timely international action can sustain this inspiring natural process before it becomes a crisis. Wilcove, David S. 3150
Asian successes vs. Middle Eastern failures: the role of technology transfer in economic development; The differences between the two regions in their openness to trade, investment, and new ideas could not be more striking, nor could the economic consequences be more stark. Pack, Howard Company overview 5430
Bipartisan environmentalism. Bean, Michael J. Brief article 266
Bush proposes 3.3% increase in FY 2009 R & D budget. 1181
Can the bomb be banned? Tucker, Jonathan B. Book review 2127
Climate change bills advance in Senate. 918
Dealing with disability. DeJong, Gerben; Weinrich, Michael; Aisen, Mindy; Kirchner, Corinne 2583
Energy bill boosting CAFE standards approved. Brief article 265
Energy in all directions. Deitchman, S.J.; Skov, Arlie M.; Marlay, Robert C. 1370
Environmental stalemate? John, DeWitt 1601
EPA denies California emissions waiver. Brief article 228
EPA launches nanotechnology program. Brief article 180
Freedom of speech. Sieber, Joan E. 612
From medical malpractice to quality assurance: a properly designed malpractice insurance system could actually decrease the prevalence of errors and enhance the overall level of care. Sloan, Frank; Chepke, Lindsey 5070
Golgi's Door. Brief article 135
Gone fishing. Lubchenco, Jane; Costello, Christopher; Gaines, Steven D.; Hogarth, William; Repetto, Robert 1540
Innovation in poor countries. Badshah, Akhtar; Karnani, Aneel 920
Learning to deliver better health care: rigorous study of the most effective ways to deliver care as well as what care works best can result in not only better treatment but also significant cost savings. Fisher, Elliott S. 3145
Oil lease sales begin despite polar bear concerns. Brief article 277
Open access. Grabowsky, Mark; Walport, Mark J. 926
Racial disparities at birth. Bachrach, Christine A.; Spittel, Michael; Hayes, Maxine; King, Meredith L. 1392
Report faults food-safety agency. 456
Science in the developing world. Baltimore, David; Fedoroff, Nina 1108
Spring 2008 public program highlights coast to coast. Calendar 297
Strengthening nuclear safeguards: urgent action is needed to shore up the ability of the International Atomic Energy Agency to detect nuclear weapons programs and safeguard peaceful nuclear programs. Ferguson, Charles D. 4645
The R & D future of intelligence; The U.S. intelligence community faces a changing landscape. Here is a blueprint for how it can best harness the potential of technology. One key: foster risk-taking. Berkowitz, Bruce 4895
Time to act on health care costs: near-term changes to the consumer and provider sides of health care financing are essential to prevent the nation from being overwhelmed by rapidly rising health care expenditures. Orszag, Peter 1606

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