Science and Technology Innovation Program

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Public Awareness of Nano Grows - Majority Remain Unaware

Research findings released from the first major national poll on nanotechnology in more than two years indicate that while more Americans are now aware of the emerging science, the majority of the public still has heard little to nothing about it.

The Promise of Nanotechnology

Nanotechnology is used to make hundreds of different consumer products and is already revolutionizing medicine. The Wilson Center's Project on Emerging Nanotechnologies, supported by the Pew Charitable Trusts, is assessing the enormous potential while keeping an eye on environmental and safety concerns.

New Terrorism and New Media

This report examines how Al-Qaeda, its affiliates and other terrorist organizations have moved their online presence to YouTube, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and other social media outlets, posing challenges to counter-terrorism agencies.

White House Science Office Needs Critical Upgrade

The next president will need a superb Assistant for Science and Technology and a strengthened science advice capability to address the nation's challenges, according to a new report released by the Wilson Center.

Laws of the Internet

Bernardo Huberman, Director, Sand Hill LaboratoryRecent research articles by Dr. Huberman

George Whitesides Discusses Converging Technologies

Professor George Whitesides, of Harvard University, sits down with the Science and Tech. Innovation Program to discuss Converging Technologies

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