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Index to Volume 24, 2007–2008

Agriculture

ethanol, policy on corn‑based fuel, Fall 2007: 25‑30; Letters, Fall 2007: 25‑30; Winter 2008: 6‑9

India, R&D policy, Fall 2007: 59‑62; Letters, Winter 2008: 16

water resources policy on dams, Fall 2007: 31‑42; Letters, Winter 2008: 9‑14

water scarcity, food crop yield and, Summer 2007: 39‑48; Letters, Fall 2007: 16‑19

Air quality

see also Climate

automobile emission standards, California, Spring 2008: 28

automobile fuel economy standards, Spring 2008: 26

energy legislation faces veto, Fall 2007: 24

ethanol, policy on corn‑based fuel, Fall 2007: 25‑30; Letters, Fall 2007: 25‑30; Winter 2008: 6‑9

Jackson, Kay, painting by, Winter 2008: 96

policy trends, 1990‑2006, and forecast, Spring 2008: 90‑94

Alaska

oil leases, polar bear issues, Spring 2008: 27[B]

Alexander, Lamar

energy policy, new source development, Summer 2008: 39‑44

American Association for the Advancement of Science

R&D policy and funding, critique, Summer 2007: 31‑38; Letters, Fall 2007: 5‑8

Archives

see Historical perspectives

Arms control

nuclear arms control, history and future, Spring 2008: 87‑90

nuclear power, IAEA role, Spring 2008: 79‑85; Letters, Summer 2008: 11‑13

space defense dominance, critique, Summer 2008: 90‑92

Asia

see also China; India; Korea, South; Middle East

technology transfer, Asia vs. Middle East, Spring 2008: 47‑54; Letters, Summer 2008: 9‑10

Belgium

Flemish R&D policy, overview, Fall 2007: 45‑50

Berkowitz, Bruce

intelligence for national security, R&D policy, Spring 2008: 37‑46; Letters, Summer 2008: 10‑11

Bingaman, Jeff

energy policy, new source development, Summer 2008: 33‑38

Biotechnology

developing countries, R&D capabilities, Winter 2008: 57‑64; Letters, Spring 2008: 5‑7

energy policy, new source development, Summer 2008: 40‑44

ethanol, policy on corn‑based fuel, Fall 2007: 25‑30; Letters, Fall 2007: 25‑30; Winter 2008: 6‑9

R&D budget, FY 2008, Fall 2007: 23

state R&D funding, trends, Summer 2008: 23‑27

synthetic biology, regulation of, Winter 2008: 21‑22

Boomhower, Judson

fisheries, Winter 2008: 75‑84; Letters, Spring 2008: 11‑15

Bosso, Christopher

nanotechnology, national initiative, Summer 2007: 28‑30; Letters, Fall 2007: 9‑10

Bosworth, Brian

education of labor force, crisis, Summer 2008: 73‑80

Branscomb, Lewis

disasters, reducing vulnerability to, Fall 2007: 89‑91

Braveman, Paula

racial disparities birth outcome, Winter 2008: 27‑30; Letters, Spring 2008: 17‑19

Bush, George W.

competitiveness, America COMPETES Act, signed, Fall 2008: 21‑22

energy legislation faces veto, Fall 2007: 24

environmental policy, 1990‑2006, and forecast, Spring 2008: 90‑94

California

greenhouse gases, California auto standards, Spring 2008: 28

R&D funding by states, trends, Summer 2008: 23‑27

universities, admission requirements, Summer 2008: 87‑90

Canada

fisheries, Winter 2008: 75‑84; Letters, Spring 2008: 11‑15

Cappelli, Peter

education not necessarily linked economic success, Summer 2008: 59‑64

Chepke, Lindsey

medical malpractice, liability and quality control, Spring 2008: 63‑70; Letters, Summer 2008: 16

Chidambaram, R.

India, R&D policy, Fall 2007: 59‑62; Letters, Winter 2008: 16

Children

see also Primary and secondary education

EPA, political interference investigated, Summer 2008: 17‑18

Chung, Sungchul

Korea, South, R&D policy, Fall 2007: 63‑69

Clay, James

space defense dominance, critique, Summer 2008: 90‑92

Climate

dam‑related water resources policy, Fall 2007: 31‑42; Letters, Winter 2008: 9‑14

disasters, reducing vulnerability to, Fall 2007: 89‑91

economic impacts of climate change, Fall 2007: 22

energy legislation faces veto, Fall 2007: 24

energy policy, new source development, Summer 2008: 33‑38; Summer 2008: 40‑44

energy R&D policy, Winter 2008: 35‑44; Letters, Spring 2008: 19‑21

energy tax policy refocus, Winter 2008: 45‑50; Letters, Spring 2008: 19‑21

environmental policy, 1990‑2006, and forecast, Spring 2008: 90‑94

EPA, political interference investigated, Summer 2008: 17‑18

greenhouse gas emissions standards, legislation, Spring 2008: 28‑29

greenhouse gas, California auto standards, Spring 2008: 28

greenhouse gas, disclosure of emissions, Summer 2007: 73‑79; Letters, Fall 2007: 19

marine ecosystem, climate change impacts, Summer 2008: 19

policy on climate change refocused, Winter 2008: 20

R&D budget, FY 2008, Fall 2007: 23

Clinton, William

environmental policy, 1990‑2006, and forecast, Spring 2008: 90‑94

Cockerill, Matthew

developing countries, scientists' Internet connectivity, Winter 2008: 65‑69; Letters, Spring 2008: 22‑24

Computers and computer science

see also Internet; Nanotechnology; Software

Belgium, Flemish R&D policy, Fall 2007: 45‑50

developing countries, R&D capabilities, Winter 2008: 57‑64; Letters, Spring 2008: 5‑7

health records, legislation promoting, Winter 2008: 18‑19

intelligence for national security, R&D policy, Spring 2008: 37‑46; Letters, Summer 2008: 10‑11

Japan/US R&D policies, codevelopment, Fall 2007: 70‑77

policymaking, data‑driven, Summer 2007: 67‑72; Letters, Fall 2007: 11‑16

post‑scientific society, innovation policy, Fall 2007: 78‑84; Letters, Winter 2008: 5‑6

Cozzens, Susan

R&D policies, trends and forecasts, Summer 2008: 28‑31

Defense

see also Arms control; Department of Defense; Nuclear weapons; Terrorism

Einstein's political thought, Winter 2008: 91‑95

intelligence for national security, R&D policy, Spring 2008: 37‑46; Letters, Summer 2008: 10‑11

Japan/US R&D policies, codevelopment, Fall 2007: 70‑77

space defense dominance, critique, Summer 2008: 90‑92

de Fraiture, Charlotte

water scarcity, food crop yield and, Summer 2007: 39‑48; Letters, Fall 2007: 16‑19

Demography

see also Minority groups; Poverty; Rural areas

education of labor force, crisis, Summer 2008: 73‑80

universities, admission requirements, Summer 2008: 87‑90

women in science, legislation, Winter 2008: 19; Letters, Winter 2008: 19

Department of Defense

energy R&D policy, Winter 2008: 35‑44; Letters, Spring 2008: 19‑21

R&D budget, FY 2008, Winter 2008: 17

R&D budget, FY 2009, Spring 2008: 25‑26

Department of Energy

R&D budget, FY 2008, Fall 2007: 23

R&D budget, FY 2009, Spring 2008: 25‑26

R&D policy, Winter 2008: 35‑44; Letters, Spring 2008: 19‑21

Department of Health and Human Services

R&D budget, FY 2008, Winter 2008: 17

Department of Housing and Urban Development

R&D budget, FY 2008, Winter 2008: 17

Department of Transportation

R&D budget, FY 2008, Winter 2008: 17

R&D budget, FY 2009, Spring 2008: 25‑26

Deutch, John

energy R&D policy, Winter 2008: 35‑44; Letters, Spring 2008: 19‑21

Developing countries

see also specific countries

Internet connectivity, scientists in developing countries, Winter 2008: 65‑69; Letters, Spring 2008: 22‑24

R&D capabilities, Winter 2008: 57‑64; Letters, Spring 2008: 5‑7

technology and development, Winter 2008: 70‑74; Letters, Spring 2008: 15‑17

technology transfer, Asia vs. Middle East, Spring 2008: 47‑54; Letters, Summer 2008: 9‑10

Disabled persons

policy, general, Winter 2008: 85‑90; Letters, Spring 2008: 7‑11

Disasters

bridge collapse, prevention system, Spring 2008: 31‑36

dam‑related water resources policy, Fall 2007: 31‑42; Letters, Winter 2008: 9‑14

vulnerability to, reduction, Fall 2007: 89‑91

Douglass, John Aubrey

universities, admission requirements, Summer 2008: 87‑90

Ecology

see also Environmental protection

dam‑related water resources policy, Fall 2007: 31‑42; Letters, Winter 2008: 9‑14

India, R&D policy, Fall 2007: 59‑62; Letters, Winter 2008: 16

R&D, global policy, Fall 2007: 43‑44; Letters, Fall 2007: 43‑44

Economic policy

see also Developing countries; Employment issues; Federal budget; Funding; Intellectual property; Poverty; Tax policy (general); Tax policy (R&D credits); Trade

Belgium, Flanders' R&D policy, Fall 2007: 45‑50

climate change, legislation on competitiveness impacts, Fall 2007: 22

competitiveness, America COMPETES Act, signed, Fall 2008: 21‑22

dam‑related water resources policy, Fall 2007: 31‑42; Letters, Winter 2008: 9‑14

developing countries, technology and development, Winter 2008: 70‑74; Letters, Spring 2008: 15‑17

disasters, reducing vulnerability to, Fall 2007: 89‑91

education, community college advocacy, Summer 2008: 20‑22

education, community colleges stressed, Summer 2008: 53‑58

education not necessarily linked economic success, Summer 2008: 59‑64

energy policy, constituency cooperation, Winter 2008: 51‑56; Letters, Spring 2008: 19‑21

energy policy, new source development, Summer 2008: 33‑38

energy R&D policy, Winter 2008: 35‑44; Letters, Spring 2008: 19‑21

ethanol, policy on corn‑based fuel, Fall 2007: 25‑30; Letters, Fall 2007: 25‑30; Winter 2008: 6‑9

environmental policy, bipartisan approach, Winter 2008: 24‑26; ; Letters, Spring 2008: 21‑22

fisheries, Winter 2008: 75‑84; Letters, Spring 2008: 11‑15

global competitiveness and educational policy, Spring 2007: 31‑36; Letters, Summer 2007: 16‑19, Fall 2007: 8‑9

health care financing, cost containment, Spring 2008: 55‑57; Letters, Summer 2008: 5‑9

health care quality improvement, Spring 2008: 58‑62

health insurance genetic discrimination, Summer 2008: 17

India, R&D policy, Fall 2007: 59‑62; Letters, Winter 2008: 16

Japan/US R&D policies, codevelopment, Fall 2007: 70‑77

Korea, South, R&D policy, Fall 2007: 63‑69

medical malpractice, liability and quality control, Spring 2008: 63‑70; Letters, Summer 2008: 16

Mexico, innovation policy, Fall 2007: 51‑58; Letters, Winter 2008: 14‑16

post‑scientific society, innovation policy, Fall 2007: 78‑84; Letters, Winter 2008: 5‑6

racial disparities birth outcome, Winter 2008: 27‑30; Letters, Spring 2008: 17‑19

R&D, global policy, Fall 2007: 43‑44; Letters, Fall 2007: 43‑44

R&D policies, trends and forecasts, Summer 2008: 28‑31

university admission requirements, Summer 2008: 87‑90

university technology transfer efforts, Summer 2007: 57‑66; Letters, Fall 2007: 20

wildlife, migratory species declining, Spring 2008: 71‑78; Letters, Summer 2008: 13‑16

Education

see also Primary and secondary education; Universities

competitiveness, America COMPETES Act, signed, Fall 2008: 21‑22

economic success not necessarily linked to education, Summer 2008: 59‑64

employer‑led career skills development, Summer 2008: 65‑72

employment, crisis in labor force education, Summer 2008: 73‑80

employment success based on education, Summer 2008: 81‑86

developing countries, technology transfer contrasts, Spring 2008: 47‑54; Letters, Summer 2008: 9‑10

post‑scientific society, innovation policy, Fall 2007: 78‑84; Letters, Winter 2008: 5‑6

racial disparities birth outcome, Winter 2008: 27‑30; Letters, Spring 2008: 17‑19

R&D policies, trends and forecasts, Summer 2008: 28‑31

social effects of science, Spring 2007: 28‑30; Letters, Summer 2007: 19‑20, Fall 2007: 19‑20

Ehrenberg, Ronald

universities, admission requirements, Summer 2008: 87‑90

Einstein, Albert

political thought of, Winter 2008: 91‑95

Electric power

see also Nuclear power

dam‑related water resources policy, Fall 2007: 31‑42; Letters, Winter 2008: 9‑14

energy policy, constituency cooperation, Winter 2008: 51‑56; Letters, Spring 2008: 19‑21

energy policy, new source development, Summer 2008: 33‑38; Summer 2008: 40‑44

legislation faces veto Fall 2007: 24

Electronics

Japan/US R&D policies, codevelopment, Fall 2007: 70‑77

Employment issues

Belgium, Flanders' R&D policy, Fall 2007: 45‑50

community colleges, prospects, Summer 2007: 49‑56; Letters, Fall 2007: 10‑11; Summer 2008: 53‑58

education, community college advocacy, Summer 2008: 20‑22

education, employer‑led career skills development, Summer 2008: 65‑72

educational status and employment success, Summer 2008: 81‑86

education of labor force, crisis, Summer 2008: 73‑80

education not necessarily linked economic success, Summer 2008: 59‑64

Mexico, innovation policy, Fall 2007: 51‑58; Letters, Winter 2008: 14‑16

scientific advisory committees, appointment rules, Summer 2008: 18

Energy

see also Department of Energy; Electric power; Nuclear power; Oil production and supplies

alternative source development, Summer 2008: 33‑38; Summer 2008: 40‑44

automobiles, fuel economy standards, Spring 2008: 26

energy policy, constituency cooperation, Winter 2008: 51‑56; Letters, Spring 2008: 19‑21

environmental policy, bipartisan approach, Winter 2008: 24‑26; Letters, Spring 2008: 21‑22

ethanol, policy on corn‑based fuel, Fall 2007: 25‑30; Letters, Fall 2007: 25‑30; Winter 2008: 6‑9

R&D policy, Winter 2008: 35‑44; Letters, Spring 2008: 19‑21

tax policy, energy sector, Winter 2008: 45‑50; Letters, Spring 2008: 19‑21

Engineering

see also Industrial technology; Nanotechnology

competitiveness, America COMPETES Act, signed, Fall 2008: 21‑22

dam‑related water resources policy, Fall 2007: 31‑42; Letters, Winter 2008: 9‑14

global competitiveness and educational policy, Spring 2007: 31‑36; Letters, Summer 2007: 16‑19, Fall 2007: 8‑9

social effects of science, Spring 2007: 28‑30; Letters, Summer 2007: 19‑20, Fall 2007: 19‑20

Environmental protection

see also Air quality; Climate; Ecology; Environmental Protection Agency; Marine resources; Water quality; Wildlife

developing countries, R&D capabilities, Winter 2008: 57‑64; Letters, Spring 2008: 5‑7

disasters, reducing vulnerability to, Fall 2007: 89‑91

energy legislation faces veto, Fall 2007: 24

energy policy, constituency cooperation, Winter 2008: 51‑56; Letters, Spring 2008: 19‑21

energy R&D policy, Winter 2008: 35‑44; Letters, Spring 2008: 19‑21

Jackson, Kay, painting by, Winter 2008: 96

nanotechnology, national initiative, Summer 2007: 28‑30; Letters, Fall 2007: 9‑10

nanotechnology materials, EPA R&D, Spring 2008: 29

oil leases, polar bear issues, Spring 2008: 27[B]

policymaking, bipartisan approach, Winter 2008: 24‑26; Letters, Spring 2008: 21‑22

policy trends, 1990‑2006, and forecast, Spring 2008: 90‑94

water scarcity, food crop yield and, Summer 2007: 39‑48; Letters, Fall 2007: 16‑19

Environmental Protection Agency

climate, greenhouse gas emission disclosure, Summer 2007: 73‑79; Letters, Fall 2007: 19

greenhouse gases, California auto standards, Spring 2008: 28

nanoscience materials, EPA R&D, Spring 2008: 29

policy trends, 1990‑2006, and forecast, Spring 2008: 90‑94

Esty, Daniel

data‑driven policymaking, Summer 2007: 67‑72; Letters, Fall 2007: 11‑16

Europe

Belgium, Flemish R&D policy, overview, Fall 2007: 45‑50

climate, greenhouse gas emission disclosure, Summer 2007: 73‑79; Letters, Fall 2007: 19

Fagotto, Elena

climate, greenhouse gas emission disclosure, Summer 2007: 73‑79; Letters, Fall 2007: 19

Federal budget

R&D budget, FY 2008, Fall 2007: 23

R&D budget, FY 2008, Winter 2008: 17

R&D budget, FY 2009, Spring 2008: 25‑26

R&D policy and funding, critique, Summer 2007: 31‑38; Letters, Fall 2007: 5‑8

Feller, Irwin

R&D policies, trends and forecasts, Summer 2008: 28‑31

Ferguson, Charles

nuclear power, IAEA role, Spring 2008: 79‑85; Letters, Summer 2008: 11‑13

Festa, David

fisheries, Winter 2008: 75‑84; Letters, Spring 2008: 11‑15

Field, Marilyn

disabled persons, policy issues, Winter 2008: 85‑90; Letters, Spring 2008: 7‑11

Finneran, Kevin

education, community college advocacy, Summer 2008: 20‑22

Issues in S&T, statement of ownership, Winter 2008: 94

synthetic biology, regulation of, Winter 2008: 21‑22

Fish and fisheries

dam‑related water resources policy, Fall 2007: 31‑42; Letters, Winter 2008: 9‑14

destructive policies, Fall 2007: 91‑95

management, general, Winter 2008: 75‑84; Letters, Spring 2008: 11‑15

Fish and Wildlife Service

oil leases, polar bear issues, Spring 2008: 27[B]

Fisher, Elliott

health care quality improvement, Spring 2008: 58‑62

migratory species declining, Spring 2008: 71‑78; Letters, Summer 2008: 13‑16

Flamm, Kenneth

Japan/US R&D policies, codevelopment, Fall 2007: 70‑77

Floods

dam‑related water resources policy, Fall 2007: 31‑42; Letters, Winter 2008: 9‑14

Food and Drug Administration

oversight powers expansion, legislation, Winter 2008: 17‑18

funding lacking for mission, Spring 2008: 27

Foreign policy

see also ; Arms control; Climate; Defense; Developing countries; Terrorism; Trade

developing countries, technology transfer contrasts, Spring 2008: 47‑54; Letters, Summer 2008: 9‑10

energy policy, constituency cooperation, Winter 2008: 51‑56; Letters, Spring 2008: 19‑21

energy tax policy refocus, Winter 2008: 45‑50; Letters, Spring 2008: 19‑21

fisheries, Winter 2008: 75‑84; Letters, Spring 2008: 11‑15

intelligence for national security, R&D policy, Spring 2008: 37‑46; Letters, Summer 2008: 10‑11

Japan/US R&D policies, codevelopment, Fall 2007: 70‑77

Korea, South, R&D policy, Fall 2007: 63‑69

nuclear power, IAEA role, Spring 2008: 79‑85; Letters, Summer 2008: 11‑13

political interference in EPA/FDA, Summer 2008: 17‑18

post‑scientific society, innovation policy, Fall 2007: 78‑84; Letters, Winter 2008: 5‑6

R&D, global policy, Fall 2007: 43‑44; Letters, Fall 2007: 43‑44

R&D policy and funding, critique, Summer 2007: 31‑38; Letters, Fall 2007: 5‑8

water scarcity, food crop yield and, Summer 2007: 39‑48; Letters, Fall 2007: 16‑19

Frodeman, Robert

social effects of science, Spring 2007: 28‑30; Letters, Summer 2007: 19‑20, Fall 2007: 19‑20

Funding

see also Federal budget

automobiles, fuel economy standards, Spring 2008: 26

Belgium, Flanders' R&D policy, Fall 2007: 45‑50

climate change, legislation on competitiveness impacts, Fall 2007: 22

Climate Change Science Program, policy focus,

competitiveness, America COMPETES Act, signed, Fall 2008: 21‑22

education, community colleges stressed, Summer 2008: 53‑58

energy legislation faces veto, Fall 2007: 24

energy R&D policy, Winter 2008: 35‑44; Letters, Spring 2008: 19‑21

FDA, underfunded, Spring 2008: 27

free speech in government science, Winter 2008: 31‑34; Letters, Spring 2008: 24

global spending on R&D, trend statistics, Fall 2007: 85‑88

India, R&D policy, Fall 2007: 59‑62; Letters, Winter 2008: 16

intelligence for national security, R&D policy, Spring 2008: 37‑46; Letters, Summer 2008: 10‑11

Japan/US R&D policies, codevelopment, Fall 2007: 70‑77

Korea, South, R&D policy, Fall 2007: 63‑69

Mexico, innovation policy, Fall 2007: 51‑58; Letters, Winter 2008: 14‑16

nanotechnology, national initiative, Summer 2007: 28‑30; Letters, Fall 2007: 9‑10

R&D, global spending statistics, Fall 2007: 85‑88

R&D policies, trends and forecasts, Summer 2008: 28‑31

social effects of science, Spring 2007: 28‑30; Letters, Summer 2007: 19‑20, Fall 2007: 19‑20

state R&D funding, trends, Summer 2008: 23‑27

university technology transfer efforts, Summer 2007: 57‑66; Letters, Fall 2007: 20

Gade, Mary

EPA, political interference investigated, Summer 2008: 17‑18

Garmenddia, Tatiana

art and technology, painting exemplifying, Fall 2007: 96

Genetics

see also Biotechnology

insurance coverage, genetic discrimination, Summer 2008: 17

state R&D funding, trends, Summer 2008: 23‑27

synthetic biology, regulation of, Winter 2008: 21‑22

Gingrich, Newt

environmental policy, bipartisan approach, Winter 2008: 24‑26; Letters, Spring 2008: 21‑22

Gonzalez‑Brambila, Claudia

Mexico, innovation policy, Fall 2007: 51‑58; Letters, Winter 2008: 14‑16

Gordon, Bart

global competitiveness and educational policy, Spring 2007: 31‑36; Letters, Summer 2007: 16‑19, Fall 2007: 8‑9

Graham, Mary

climate, greenhouse gas emission disclosure, Summer 2007: 73‑79; Letters, Fall 2007: 19

Hassan, Mohamed

developing countries, R&D capabilities, Winter 2008: 57‑64; Letters, Spring 2008: 5‑7

Hassett, Kevin

energy tax policy refocus, Winter 2008: 45‑50; Letters, Spring 2008: 19‑21

Health care services

see also Medical science

computerized health records, legislation, Winter 2008: 18‑19

FDA oversight, legislation, Winter 2008: 17‑18

financing of health care, cost containment, Spring 2008: 55‑57; Letters, Summer 2008: 5‑9

insurance, genetic discrimination, Summer 2008: 17

malpractice, liability and quality control, Spring 2008: 63‑70; Letters, Summer 2008: 16

quality improvement recommendations, Spring 2008: 58‑62

Higher education, see Universities

Hill, Christopher

post‑scientific society, innovation policy, Fall 2007: 78‑84; Letters, Winter 2008: 5‑6

Holbrook, J. Britt

social effects of science, Spring 2007: 28‑30; Letters, Summer 2007: 19‑20, Fall 2007: 19‑20

Hudson, Lisa

educational status and employment success, Summer 2008: 81‑86

Immigration and emigration

birth outcomes, racial disparities, Winter 2008: 27‑30; Letters, Spring 2008: 17‑19

Imports and exports, see Trade

India

R&D policy, overview, Fall 2007: 59‑62; Letters, Winter 2008: 16

Industrial technology

see also Intellectual property

Belgium, Flemish R&D policy, Fall 2007: 45‑50

competitiveness, America COMPETES Act, signed, Fall 2008: 21‑22

developing countries, technology and development, Winter 2008: 70‑74; Letters, Spring 2008: 15‑17

developing countries, technology transfer contrasts, Spring 2008: 47‑54; Letters, Summer 2008: 9‑10

disasters, reducing vulnerability to, Fall 2007: 89‑91

free speech in government science, Winter 2008: 31‑34; Letters, Spring 2008: 24

India, R&D policy, Fall 2007: 59‑62; Letters, Winter 2008: 16

Japan/US R&D policies, codevelopment, Fall 2007: 70‑77

Jackson, Kay, painting by, Winter 2008: 96

Korea, South, R&D policy, Fall 2007: 63‑69

Mexico, innovation policy, Fall 2007: 51‑58; Letters, Winter 2008: 14‑16

R&D, global spending statistics, Fall 2007: 85‑88

university technology transfer efforts, Summer 2007: 57‑66; Letters, Fall 2007: 20

Information technology, see Computers and computer science

Intellectual property

developing countries, technology transfer contrasts, Spring 2008: 47‑54; Letters, Summer 2008: 9‑10

Japan/US R&D policies, codevelopment, Fall 2007: 70‑77

Korea, South, R&D policy, Fall 2007: 63‑69

post‑scientific society, innovation policy, Fall 2007: 78‑84; Letters, Winter 2008: 5‑6

university technology transfer efforts, Summer 2007: 57‑66; Letters, Fall 2007: 20

International Atomic Energy Agency

safeguards, Spring 2008: 79‑85; Letters, Summer 2008: 11‑13

International relations, see Foreign policy

Internet

developing countries, scientists' Internet connectivity, Winter 2008: 65‑69; Letters, Spring 2008: 22‑24

post‑scientific society, innovation policy, Fall 2007: 78‑84; Letters, Winter 2008: 5‑6

university technology transfer efforts, Summer 2007: 57‑66; Letters, Fall 2007: 20

Jackson, Kay

industrial pollution, painting by Kay Jackson, Winter 2008: 96

Japan

R&D policy, Japan/US codevelopment. Fall 2007: 70‑77

Jette, Alan

disabled persons, policy issues, Winter 2008: 85‑90; Letters, Spring 2008: 7‑11

John, Dewitt

environmental policy, 1990‑2006, and forecast, Spring 2008: 90‑94

Johnson, Robbin

ethanol, policy on corn‑based fuel, Fall 2007: 25‑30; Letters, Fall 2007: 25‑30; Winter 2008: 6‑9

Kammen, Daniel

developing countries, technology and development, Winter 2008: 70‑74; Letters, Spring 2008: 15‑17

Klyza, Christopher

environmental policy, 1990‑2006, and forecast, Spring 2008: 90‑94

Knols, Bart

developing countries, scientists' Internet connectivity, Winter 2008: 65‑69; Letters, Spring 2008: 22‑24

Korea, South

R&D policy, overview, Fall 2007: 63‑69

Kuriyan, Renee

developing countries, technology and development, Winter 2008: 70‑74; Letters, Spring 2008: 15‑17

Lanouette, William

Einstein's political thought, Winter 2008: 91‑95

Law and law enforcement

Issues in S&T, statement of ownership, Winter 2008: 94

Lee, George

bridge collapse, prevention system, Spring 2008: 31‑36

Lerman, Robert

employer‑led career skills development, Summer 2008: 65‑72

Lever, Jose

Mexico, innovation policy, Fall 2007: 51‑58; Letters, Winter 2008: 14‑16

Litan, Robert

university technology transfer efforts, Summer 2007: 57‑66; Letters, Fall 2007: 20

Logsdon, John

space defense dominance, critique, Summer 2008: 90‑92

Long, Jane

energy policy, constituency cooperation, Winter 2008: 51‑56; Letters, Spring 2008: 19‑21

Maple, Terry

environmental policy, bipartisan approach, Winter 2008: 24‑26; Letters, Spring 2008: 21‑22

Marine resources

see also Fish and fisheries

climate impact on marine ecosystem, Summer 2008: 19

destructive policies, Fall 2007: 91‑95

Medical science

see also Health care services; National Institutes of Health

art and technology, painting exemplifying, Fall 2007: 96

brain science, artist's work based on, example Spring 2008: 96

computerized health records, legislation, Winter 2008: 18‑19

developing countries, scientists' Internet connectivity, Winter 2008: 65‑69; Letters, Spring 2008: 22‑24

FDA/EPA, political interference investigated, Summer 2008: 17‑18

FDA oversight, legislation, Winter 2008: 17‑18

malpractice, liability and quality control, Spring 2008: 63‑70; Letters, Summer 2008: 16

nanotechnology, national initiative, Summer 2007: 28‑30; Letters, Fall 2007: 9‑10

quality improvement recommendations, Spring 2008: 58‑62

racial disparities birth outcome, Winter 2008: 27‑30; Letters, Spring 2008: 17‑19

Medicare

cost containment, Spring 2008: 55‑57; Letters, Summer 2008: 5‑9

disabled persons, policy issues, Winter 2008: 85‑90; Letters, Spring 2008: 7‑11 FDA/EPA, political interference investigated, Summer 2008: 17‑18

quality improvement recommendations, Spring 2008: 58‑62

Metcalf, Gilbert

energy tax policy refocus, Winter 2008: 45‑50; Letters, Spring 2008: 19‑21

Mexico

R&D policy, overview, Fall 2007: 51‑58; Letters, Winter 2008: 14‑16

Middle East

technology transfer, Asia vs. Middle East, Spring 2008: 47‑54; Letters, Summer 2008: 9‑10

Military applications and policy, see Defense

Minority groups

birth outcomes, racial disparities, Winter 2008: 27‑30; Letters, Spring 2008: 17‑19

education of labor force, crisis, Summer 2008: 73‑80

universities, admission requirements, Summer 2008: 87‑90

Mitchell, Lesa

university technology transfer efforts, Summer 2007: 57‑66; Letters, Fall 2007: 20

Moerman, Fientje

Belgium, Flanders' R&D policy, Fall 2007: 45‑50

Molden, David

water scarcity, food crop yield and, Summer 2007: 39‑48; Letters, Fall 2007: 16‑19

Moore, Mike

space defense dominance, critique, Summer 2008: 90‑92

Motor vehicles

energy policy, new source development, Summer 2008: 33‑38

energy R&D policy, Winter 2008: 35‑44; Letters, Spring 2008: 19‑21

ethanol, policy on corn‑based fuel, Fall 2007: 25‑30; Letters, Fall 2007: 25‑30; Winter 2008: 6‑9

fuel economy standards, Spring 2008: 26

greenhouse gases, California auto standards, Spring 2008: 28

India, R&D policy, Fall 2007: 59‑62; Letters, Winter 2008: 16

Nagaoka, Sadao

Japan/US R&D policies, codevelopment, Fall 2007: 70‑77

Nanotechnology

developing countries, R&D capabilities, Winter 2008: 57‑64; Letters, Spring 2008: 5‑7

Environmental Protection Agency, nanoscience R&D, Spring 2008: 29

National Aeronautics and Space Administration

R&D budget, FY 2008, Fall 2007: 23

R&D budget, FY 2009, Spring 2008: 25‑26

R&D policy and funding, critique, Summer 2007: 31‑38; Letters, Fall 2007: 5‑8

National Institute of Standards and Technology

R&D policy and funding, critique, Summer 2007: 31‑38; Letters, Fall 2007: 5‑8

National Institutes of Health

developing countries, scientists' Internet connectivity, Winter 2008: 65‑69; Letters, Spring 2008: 22‑24

health records, legislation promoting, Winter 2008: 18‑19

R&D budget, FY 2008, Winter 2008: 17

R&D budget, FY 2009, Spring 2008: 25‑26

R&D policy and funding, critique, Summer 2007: 31‑38; Letters, Fall 2007: 5‑8

National Nanotechnology Initiative

policy direction, Summer 2007: 28‑30; Letters, Fall 2007: 9‑10

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Climate Change Science Program, policy focus,

fisheries, Winter 2008: 75‑84; Letters, Spring 2008: 11‑15

National Science Foundation

global competitiveness and educational policy, Spring 2007: 31‑36; Letters, Summer 2007: 16‑19, Fall 2007: 8‑9

health records, legislation promoting, Winter 2008: 18‑19

R&D budget, FY 2008, Fall 2007: 23

R&D budget, FY 2009, Spring 2008: 25‑26

social effects of science, Spring 2007: 28‑30; Letters, Summer 2007: 19‑20, Fall 2007: 19‑20

women in science, legislation, Winter 2008: 19; Letters, Winter 2008: 19

Nuclear power

IAEA safeguards, Spring 2008: 79‑85; Letters, Summer 2008: 11‑13

India, R&D policy, Fall 2007: 59‑62; Letters, Winter 2008: 16

new energy source development policy, Summer 2008: 40‑44

Nuclear weapons

see also Arms control

Einstein's political thought, Winter 2008: 91‑95

IAEA safeguards, Spring 2008: 79‑85; Letters, Summer 2008: 11‑13

space defense dominance, critique, Summer 2008: 90‑92

Office of Science and Technology Policy

Climate Change Science Program, policy focus,

Ogden, Peter

energy R&D policy, Winter 2008: 35‑44; Letters, Spring 2008: 19‑21

Oil production and supplies

automobiles, fuel economy standards, Spring 2008: 26

energy policy, constituency cooperation, Winter 2008: 51‑56; Letters, Spring 2008: 19‑21

energy tax policy refocus, Winter 2008: 45‑50; Letters, Spring 2008: 19‑21

polar bear, oil lease development, Spring 2008: 27[B]

Organization for Economic and Development

R&D, global spending statistics, Fall 2007: 85‑88

Orszag, Peter

health care financing, cost containment, Spring 2008: 55‑57; Letters, Summer 2008: 5‑9

Pack, Howard

technology transfer, Asia vs. Middle East, Spring 2008: 47‑54; Letters, Summer 2008: 9‑10

Patents, see Intellectual property

Personal data protection

health records, legislation promoting, Winter 2008: 18‑19

Perrow, Charles

disasters, reducing vulnerability to, Fall 2007: 89‑91

Philosophy of science

free speech in government science, Winter 2008: 31‑34; Letters, Spring 2008: 24

Pielke, Roger

policymaking, scientific advisors, Summer 2008: 92‑95

Pilat, Dirk

global spending on R&D, trend statistics, Fall 2007: 85‑88

Piranesi, Gionanni Battista

artist's prison series, Summer 2008: 96

Podesta, John

energy R&D policy, Winter 2008: 35‑44; Letters, Spring 2008: 19‑21

Poverty

racial disparities birth outcome, Winter 2008: 27‑30; Letters, Spring 2008: 17‑19

Primary and secondary education

community colleges under stress, Summer 2008: 53‑58

global competitiveness and educational policy, Spring 2007: 31‑36; Letters, Summer 2007: 16‑19, Fall 2007: 8‑9

R&D policies, trends and forecasts, Summer 2008: 28‑31

Ray, Isha

developing countries, technology and development, Winter 2008: 70‑74; Letters, Spring 2008: 15‑17

Redline, Julie

colleges, prospects for community colleges, Summer 2007: 49‑56; Letters, Fall 2007: 10‑11

Reedy, E.J.

university technology transfer efforts, Summer 2007: 57‑66; Letters, Fall 2007: 20

Regas, Diane

fisheries, Winter 2008: 75‑84; Letters, Spring 2008: 11‑15

Resnik, David

free speech in government science, Winter 2008: 31‑34; Letters, Spring 2008: 24

Riordan, Donna Gerardi

R&D funding by states, trends, Summer 2008: 23‑27

Roberts, Callum

marine resources, destructive policies, Fall 2007: 91‑95

Rosenbaum, James

colleges, prospects for community colleges, Summer 2007: 49‑56; Letters, Fall 2007: 10‑11

Rowe, David

Einstein's political thought, Winter 2008: 91‑95

Runge, C. Ford

ethanol, policy on corn‑based fuel, Fall 2007: 25‑30; Letters, Fall 2007: 25‑30; Winter 2008: 6‑9

Rural areas

India, R&D policy, Fall 2007: 59‑62; Letters, Winter 2008: 16

Rushing, Reese

data‑driven policymaking, Summer 2007: 67‑72; Letters, Fall 2007: 11‑16

Sandler, Ronald

nanotechnology, national initiative, Summer 2007: 28‑30; Letters, Fall 2007: 9‑10

Sarewitz, Daniel

R&D policy and funding, critique, Summer 2007: 31‑38; Letters, Fall 2007: 5‑8

Schell, Jonathan

nuclear arms control, history and future, Spring 2008: 87‑90

Schulmann, Robert

Einstein's political thought, Winter 2008: 91‑95

Sherwood, Katherine

brain science, artist's work based on, example Spring 2008: 96

Sloan, Frank

medical malpractice, liability and quality control, Spring 2008: 63‑70; Letters, Summer 2008: 16

Smith, Bruce

policymaking, scientific advisors, Summer 2008: 92‑95

Software

see also Computers and computer science

policymaking, data‑driven, Summer 2007: 67‑72; Letters, Fall 2007: 11‑16

Solar energy

policy, new energy source development, Summer 2008: 40‑44

Sousa, David

environmental policy, 1990‑2006, and forecast, Spring 2008: 90‑94

Space sciences

defense dominance in space, Summer 2008: 90‑92

intelligence for national security, R&D policy, Spring 2008: 37‑46; Letters, Summer 2008: 10‑11

Standards

automobiles, fuel economy standards, Spring 2008: 26

bridge collapse, prevention system, Spring 2008: 31‑36

disabled persons, policy issues, Winter 2008: 85‑90; Letters, Spring 2008: 7‑11

education, community colleges stressed, Summer 2008: 53‑58

greenhouse gas, California auto standards, Spring 2008: 28

greenhouse gas, disclosure of emissions, Summer 2007: 73‑79; Letters, Fall 2007: 19

greenhouse gas, national standards, Spring 2008: 28‑29

nanoscience materials, EPA R&D, Spring 2008: 29

State‑level issues

see also California; Hawaii

community colleges, Summer 2007: 49‑56; Letters, Fall 2007: 10‑11; Summer 2008: 53‑58; Summer 2008: 53‑58

education, community college advocacy, Summer 2008: 20‑22

environmental policy, 1990‑2006, and forecast, Spring 2008: 90‑94

fisheries, Winter 2008: 75‑84; Letters, Spring 2008: 11‑15

greenhouse gas, California auto standards, Spring 2008: 28

R&D funding by states, trends, Summer 2008: 23‑27

universities, admission requirements, Summer 2008: 87‑90

Stephan, Jennifer

colleges, prospects for community colleges, Summer 2007: 49‑56; Letters, Fall 2007: 10‑11

Sternberg, Ernest

bridge collapse, prevention system, Spring 2008: 31‑36

Tax policy (general)

energy legislation faces veto, Fall 2007: 24

energy policy, new source development, Summer 2008: 33‑38

energy tax policy refocus, Winter 2008: 45‑50; Letters, Spring 2008: 19‑21

Tax policy (R&D credits)

education of labor force, crisis, Summer 2008: 73‑80

energy policy, new source development, Summer 2008: 33‑38

energy R&D policy, Winter 2008: 35‑44; Letters, Spring 2008: 19‑21

energy tax policy refocus, Winter 2008: 45‑50; Letters, Spring 2008: 19‑21

Mexico, innovation policy, Fall 2007: 51‑58; Letters, Winter 2008: 14‑16

Telecommunications

see also Internet

developing countries, R&D capabilities, Winter 2008: 57‑64; Letters, Spring 2008: 5‑7

developing countries, scientists' Internet connectivity, Winter 2008: 65‑69; Letters, Spring 2008: 22‑24

intelligence for national security, R&D policy, Spring 2008: 37‑46; Letters, Summer 2008: 10‑11

Terrorism

bridge collapse, prevention system, Spring 2008: 31‑36

disasters, reducing vulnerability to, Fall 2007: 89‑91

intelligence for national security, R&D policy, Spring 2008: 37‑46; Letters, Summer 2008: 10‑11

nuclear arms control, history and future, Spring 2008: 87‑90

synthetic biology, regulation of, Winter 2008: 21‑22

Third International Mathematics and Science Study

global competitiveness and educational policy, Spring 2007: 31‑36; Letters, Summer 2007: 16‑19, Fall 2007: 8‑9

Trade

Belgium, Flanders' R&D policy, Fall 2007: 45‑50

competitiveness, America COMPETES Act, signed, Fall 2008: 21‑22

developing countries, technology transfer contrasts, Spring 2008: 47‑54; Letters, Summer 2008: 9‑10

ethanol, policy on corn‑based fuel, Fall 2007: 25‑30; Letters, Fall 2007: 25‑30; Winter 2008: 6‑9

global competitiveness and educational policy, Spring 2007: 31‑36; Letters, Summer 2007: 16‑19, Fall 2007: 8‑9

India, R&D policy, Fall 2007: 59‑62; Letters, Winter 2008: 16

Japan/US R&D policies, codevelopment, Fall 2007: 70‑77

Korea, South, R&D policy, Fall 2007: 63‑69

Mexico, innovation policy, Fall 2007: 51‑58; Letters, Winter 2008: 14‑16

R&D, global policy, Fall 2007: 43‑44; Letters, Fall 2007: 43‑44

water scarcity, food crop yield and, Summer 2007: 39‑48; Letters, Fall 2007: 16‑19

Transportation

see also Department of Transportation; Motor vehicles

bridge collapse, prevention system, Spring 2008: 31‑36

Tucker, Jonathan

nuclear arms control, history and future, Spring 2008: 87‑90

United Nations

developing countries, scientists' Internet connectivity, Winter 2008: 65‑69; Letters, Spring 2008: 22‑24

developing countries, technology and development, Winter 2008: 70‑74; Letters, Spring 2008: 15‑17

Universities

Belgium, Flanders' R&D policy, Fall 2007: 45‑50

community colleges, Summer 2007: 49‑56; Letters, Fall 2007: 10‑11; Summer 2008: 20‑22; Summer 2008: 53‑58

employment, crisis in labor force education, Summer 2008: 73‑80

global competitiveness and educational policy, Spring 2007: 31‑36; Letters, Summer 2007: 16‑19, Fall 2007: 8‑9

health care quality improvement, Spring 2008: 58‑62

India, R&D policy, Fall 2007: 59‑62; Letters, Winter 2008: 16

Japan/US R&D policies, codevelopment, Fall 2007: 70‑77

Mexico, innovation policy, Fall 2007: 51‑58; Letters, Winter 2008: 14‑16

post‑scientific society, innovation policy, Fall 2007: 78‑84; Letters, Winter 2008: 5‑6

university technology transfer efforts, Summer 2007: 57‑66; Letters, Fall 2007: 20

women in science, legislation, Winter 2008: 19; Letters, Winter 2008: 19

Veloso, Francisco

Mexico, innovation policy, Fall 2007: 51‑58; Letters, Winter 2008: 14‑16

Water quality

dam‑related water resources policy, Fall 2007: 31‑42; Letters, Winter 2008: 9‑14

Water resources

agriculture, water scarcity, Summer 2007: 39‑48; Letters, Fall 2007: 16‑19

dam‑related water resources policy, Fall 2007: 31‑42; Letters, Winter 2008: 9‑14

Wessner, Charles

R&D, global policy, Fall 2007: 43‑44; Letters, Fall 2007: 43‑44

Wilcove, David

medical malpractice, liability and quality control, Spring 2008: 63‑70; Letters, Summer 2008: 16

Wildlife

see also Fish and fisheries

migratory species declining, Spring 2008: 71‑78; Letters, Summer 2008: 13‑16

oil leases, polar bear issues, Spring 2008: 27[B]

Workman, James

dam‑related water resources policy, Fall 2007: 31‑42; Letters, Winter 2008: 9‑14

World Wide Web, see Internet

Zeidenberg, Matthew

education, community colleges stressed, Summer 2008: 53‑58


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