Science and Technology Innovation Program
A new report defines the criteria for a new technology assessment function in the United States, emphasizing the need to incorporate citizen-participation methods to complement expert analysis.
Internationally-recognized environmental scientist Barbara Karn has joined the Project on Emerging Nanotechnologies. Dr. Karn will focus on innovative ways to apply the principles of "green" chemistry and "green" engineering to nanotechnology.
WASHINGTON – Today, at hearings convened by the U.S. Senate project director David Rejeski testified that the country's "ability to reap the long-term benefits of nanotechnology—in areas from medicine to energy and food production—will depend heavily on how we manage the introduction of the first generation of nanotechnology products."
Wall Street Journal Economics reporter and Wilson Center alum David Wessel writes a post about the serious game Budget Hero for the WSJ’s Washington Wire blog, featuring comments from Dave Rejeski and links to the game and the weekly Data Reports.
"Prioritizing nanotechnology risk research isn't rocket science," says Project on Emerging Nanotechnologies chief scientist Andrew Maynard.
Robert Blank, Chair of Public Policy, Brunel University, London, and author of Brain Policy discusses the possible impacts (positive and negative) of cognitive neuroscience on areas ranging from addition to hate crimes and foreign policy.
November 2007 - In this IBM release, F&G director, David Rejeski, comments on the rise in games, like IBM's new business skills game, as educational tools.