December 31, 2009 @ 02:04pm PST
Most by: K1050 (6 predictions)
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Congress (Newt Gingrich) closed the Office of Technology Assessment (its best source of science policy guidance) years ago. Stem cell research, alternative energies, bioengineering, etc, all call for comprehensive scientific and societal evaluations so Congress better understands the inherent range of opportunities and challenges. Will this Congress vote to appropriate funds to reopen a newer, faster, more inclusive OTA--one that mandates a mechanism to solicit meaningful public participation?