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Articles from Issues in Science and Technology (January 1, 2013)

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A perpetual imbalance? Federal funding of physical sciences and engineering research. Merrill, Stephen A. 658
Changing science education. 529
Changing the way we account for college credit: our system of certifying credit based on seat time rather than on learning no longer makes sense in an era in which college costs are skyrocketing and nontraditional students have become the majority. Laitinen, Amy 4976
Energy and human behavior. 627
Energy basics. 2919
Four technologies and a conundrum: the glacial pace of energy innovation. Webber, Michael E.; Duncan, Roger D.; Gonzalez, Marianne Shivers 2745
Francis Collins, director of the NIH, announced on November 16. Brief article 115
History lesson. Finneran, Kevin 505
House, Senate committees investigate meningitis outbreak. 1129
How Economics Shapes Science. Book review 1459
Managing water. 1027
Measuring science. 1624
Not a hundred millionaires: the National Academy and the expansion of federal science in the Gilded Age. Kevles, Daniel J. 4916
On November 27, the president signed the Whistleblower Protection Enhancement Act. Brief article 119
On October 5, the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS). Brief article 104
Pathways to the middle class: balancing personal and public responsibilities. Sawhill, Isabel V.; Winship, Scott; Grannis, Kerry Searle 5878
RIP: the basic/applied research dichotomy: terminology that does not reflect the rich connectivity and interaction of many types of research is a barrier to developing policies built on the realities of science and technology. Narayanamurti, Venkatesh; Odumosu, Tolu; Vinsel, Lee 4033
Staying in school: a proposal for raising high-school graduation rates. Messacar, Derek; Oreopoulos, Philip 4345
The 21st-century land rush. Kugelman, Michael 2516
The Departments of Commerce and Labor have announced a new initiative. Brief article 114
The hidden risks of energy innovation: advocates of tackling climate change through innovation are at risk of dangerously overreaching at home and abroad; a more modest program could produce better results. Levi, Michael 4230
The NAS building at dusk. Brief article 102
We're not dopes. 406

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