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AAAS has made a $10,000 donation to the AAAS Caribbean Division to help the Puerto Rican scientific enterprise rebuild in the wake Hurricane Maria.
The nation’s incoming president needs to move quickly to appoint a respected scientist or engineer to serve as the next science adviser to ensure immediate input on issues related to science, according to recommendations laid out in a report from Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy released on 14 September.
Fellows at the Department of Interior connect science with policy by helping manage a new unit created to respond to environmental crises.
Don't wait for oil and gas production to run dry, the former U.S. Energy Secretary said, Instead, bet on technological advances in alternate and efficient energy.
Despite significant challenges ahead, the U.S. economy leads the world in high-tech manufacturing and technology-infused services, said Deborah Wince-Smith, president of the nonprofit Council on Competitiveness.