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The Academy Takes a Dive

by Henry I. Millervia Hoover Digest
Thursday, January 30, 2003

Has the National Academy of Sciences—long seen as a reliable, independent, and incorruptible source of advice on scientific, technological, and medical issues—been providing the federal government with flawed and politically motivated advice? By Hoover fellow Henry I. Miller.

Waiting for Sunrise

by Ying Mavia Policy Review
Sunday, December 1, 2002

Ying Ma on China Dawn: the Story of a Technology and Business Revolution by David Sheff

The Pathos of the Kass Report

by Peter Berkowitzvia Policy Review
Tuesday, October 1, 2002

Peter Berkowitz on Human Cloning and Human Dignity: An Ethical Inquiry by the President’s Council on Bioethics

Liberty and Research and Development: Science Funding in a Free Society

Liberty and Research and Development: Science Funding in a Free Society

by Tibor R. Machanvia Hoover Institution Press
Wednesday, August 28, 2002

The contributors to this volume explore the implications of government funding of scientific research and offer alternatives to the heavy reliance on government support that research and development (R&D) currently enjoys.

When It’s Not Just Humans Who Are in Trouble

by Terry Andersonvia Hoover Digest
Tuesday, July 30, 2002

Robert Mugabe, the autocratic president of Zimbabwe, has begun enacting misguided “land reform” policies that would confiscate virtually all of the private property in the country. The program is proving disastrous for the country’s people—and its wildlife. By Hoover fellow Terry L. Anderson.

The Biggest Pest

by Henry I. Millervia Hoover Digest
Tuesday, July 30, 2002

Gene-spliced crops not only increase yields, reduce the need for agricultural chemicals, and make better use of existing farmland but also are a potential boon to public health. Now if someone would just explain this to the EPA. By Hoover fellow Henry I. Miller.

The Wellness Gospel and the Future of Faith

by Ronald W. Dworkinvia Policy Review
Monday, April 1, 2002

Medicalizing spirituality hurts both religion and medicine

Cloning Red Herrings

by David Longtin, Duane C. Kraemervia Policy Review
Friday, February 1, 2002

Why concerns about human-animal experiments are overblown

The Father of the H-Bomb Tells His Story

by S. Fred Singervia Hoover Digest
Wednesday, January 30, 2002

Hoover fellow S. Fred Singer on Edward Teller, "the most politically influential scientist of the 20th century."

The California Electricity Crisis

The California Electricity Crisis

by James L. Sweeneyvia Books by Hoover Fellows
Tuesday, January 1, 2002

California's electric power: from opportunity through crisis to blight.


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The Task Force on Energy Policy addresses energy policy in the United States and its effects on our domestic and international political priorities, particularly our national security.

The Arctic Security Initiative addresses the strategic and security implications of increased Arctic activity and identifies opportunities for shaping a safe, secure, and prosperous Arctic.