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2006 AAAS Forum on Science and Technology Policy
Ethics and Integrity: Evaluating the Shades of Gray
[3 May 2006]
While scientific fraud is making headlines, ethics and integrity aren't always sharply defined, black and white issues. Speakers on a AAAS panel explored some modern challenges and dilemmas.
Overcoming Our "Turbocharged Paranoia"
[3 May 2006]
John Hamre, president and CEO of the Center for Strategic and International Studies, offered his views on security strategy during the AAAS Forum on S&T Policy.
Innovation: Renewing the Sense of Urgency
[2 May 2006]
Former AAAS President and Chair Shirley Ann Jackson, along with other experts at a AAAS forum, urged the U.S. to make a new commitment to S&T funding and innovation.
"A Moment of Historic Challenge"
[1 May 2006]
Speaking at the AAAS Forum on Science and Technology Policy, U.S. Energy Secretary Samuel Bodman said future innovation depends on increased funding for physical sciences research.
The Relationship of Science and Society
[27 April 2006]
In the 2006 William D. Carey Lecture at AAAS, Princeton President Emeritus Harold T. Shapiro urged scientists to engage in constructive dialogue with other sectors of American society.
Assessing the Spread of Avian Flu in Birds, People
[26 April 2006]
Experts at the AAAS Forum on Science and Technology Policy say close monitoring and detailed planning are crucial in preparing for the possibility that Avian flu will become a human pandemic.
Gloomy Forecasts for U.S. R&D
[21 April 2006]
The top White House science adviser extolled recent federal R&D investment, but budget experts at the 31st AAAS Forum on S&T Policy warned of hard decisions and hard times ahead.