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  • Aug 02, 2005

    Climate Studies Cannot Be Free From Oversight

    Scientific progress depends on the free flow of ideas and data, which let researchers independently confirm, refute or improve the findings of a specific course of inquiry. And policymakers often rely on scientific research, much of which is funded by federal and state governments, in making policy decisions. Thus, transparency of scientific data and methods is critical as faulty research can result in bad policy.


  • Jul 26, 2005

    . . . and tenure traps

    The resignation of Sandra Day O'Connor from the Supreme Court means the rest of the summer will be spent in a deeply acrimonious debate about the court's direction.


  • Jul 18, 2005

    A Generation's Challenge

    Three weeks ago, my wife and I brought home our first child, a brand new baby boy. The experience has invigorated my thinking about the kind of world we will leave to the next generation.
  • Jul 06, 2005

    Reformation in three steps

    There is a reason legislators in Austin are having so much trouble solving the school finance problem. They insist on taking one giant step instead of three smaller steps.


  • Jun 21, 2005

    For public safety, a growing economy, energy savings, sports; DAYLIGHT-SAVING TIME

    Fitzgerald's Daisy Buchanan called it the longest day of the year; to some, it is the summer solstice, and still others will refer to it as the first day of summer. It is the day of the year when the sun is farthest north from the equator.



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