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Analysis and Commentary

Greek Tragedy

by Victor Davis Hansonvia National Review Online
Tuesday, August 28, 2007

The near simultaneous breakout of dozens of Greek fires at first glance seems inexplicable...

Analysis and Commentary

Toying with Public Health

by Henry I. Millervia TCS Daily
Thursday, August 23, 2007

Magicians Penn & Teller have a great video on YouTube in which they convince people to sign a petition banning di-hydrogen monoxide, a ubiquitous and potentially dangerous chemical found in many raw and prepared foods, and even in the air...

In the News

Argonne Institute Addresses Computational Challenges Posed By Economic Models

with Kenneth L. Juddvia All American Patriots
Wednesday, August 22, 2007

Computer scientists from the Department of Energy's Argonne National Laboratory joined with economists from the University of Chicago earlier this month for a conference designed to bridge the existing gulf between these two fields and teach young economists how to use state-of-the-art software and computational methods...

Analysis and Commentary

Why Is Sound Energy Policy So Elusive?

by Alvin Rabushkavia Investor's Business Daily
Wednesday, August 15, 2007

The House of Representatives spent the end of July debating the effect of regulatory burdens on energy producers — and, thus, the prices consumers pay...

Analysis and Commentary

Bad Chemistry from California Regulators

by Henry I. Millervia American
Monday, August 13, 2007

You might be surprised to learn what is “known to the state of California”…

In the News

Why Air Transportation Delays?

by Gary S. Beckervia Becker-Posner Blog
Sunday, August 12, 2007

The past few years, and especially this summer, has seen loud and frequent complaints against American airlines because of flight delays, canceled flights, lost baggage, poor on-board service, overbooking, and other problems...

Analysis and Commentary

Biotech to bring home the bacon?

by Henry I. Millervia Washington Times
Sunday, August 12, 2007

Biotechnology is everywhere these days, from the production of pest-resistant crops to microorganisms that make biofuels to new drugs and vaccines...

Analysis and Commentary

The Green Revolutionary

by Henry I. Millervia Weekly Standard
Monday, August 6, 2007

The Gates Foundation could learn a thing or two from Norman Borlaug...

In the News

McCain makes second Farm visit

with Hoover Institution, Peter M. Robinsonvia Stanford Daily
Thursday, August 2, 2007

Before a large room of Silicon Valley venture capitalists and IT executives fiddling with ubiquitous Blackberries, presidential candidate and Senator John McCain (R-AZ) delivered the keynote address at the AlwaysOn Stanford Summit yesterday afternoon...

In the News

What Do They Want In Iraq?

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Works and Days
Wednesday, August 1, 2007

The problem with opposition senators like Obama running for President calling for tough military action—in this case going into Pakistan—is twofold: he has no fides after wanting to get out asap from Iraq and opposing much of the post 9/11 legislation that has helped to keep us safe...

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