Science and Technology Innovation Program

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Leading Scientists Discuss Converging Technologies

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Nov 21, 2014
Scientists talk about the convergence of nanotechnology, biotechnology, information technology and cognitive science in this collection of exclusive interviews produced by the Science & Technology Innovation Program in conjunction with the National Science Foundation. more

Media, M.D.

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Nov 12, 2014
“The increased media spotlight could affect the government's approach to funding, research, and communication about prevention [of diseases]-- shifts that could potentially impact thousands of lives annually,” writes David Rejeski. more

Europe's 2050 Environment Agenda: A Transitions Perspective

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October 30, 2014 // 1:00pm2:30pm
Hans Bruyninckx, the executive director of the European Environment Agency, will discuss Europe’s 2050 agenda and the contribution of environment policy to the transition towards sustainability. more

Tracking a Changing Climate: Citizen Science Contributions to the National Climate Assessment

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November 18, 2014 // 2:00pm4:30pm
Join us for a public forum exploring ways in which crowd-based approaches, such as citizen science and community-based monitoring, are and can be used to track climate change and support indicators or indicator systems. more

A Guide for Communicating Synthetic Biology

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Sep 30, 2014
This document provides a set of guidelines to help organizations, institutions, journalists, and others discuss the emerging field of synthetic biology with a variety of audiences. more

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