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The Post-Scientific Society

by Christopher T. Hill

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Technology Assessment and Globalization

by Roger A. Pielke, Jr.

 

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International Capital Flows and Financial Crises

by Anton Korinek

 

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Introducing Helmut Jenkner – Captured by the Cosmos

by Juliet M. Beverly

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Introducing Wolfgang Stürzlinger - an Interface between Humans and Computers

by Walter Minehuber

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Letter from the Editor




Climate Change Policy in the United States 2006

by William A. Pizer

How the bipartisan Senatorial team of Pete Domenici and Jeff Bingaman might break new ground in US Cimate Change Policy.

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Obesity and the New Politics of US Health Care


by Rogan Kersh

Over 65 percent of all Americans are overweight. US Policy makers debate solutions to obesity's critical toll.

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by Sonja Strohmer

The peaceful conquest of educational markets in the Middle East by US universities.

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Visit this new bridges section, highlighting important events in the careers of Austrian scientists and scholars working in North America.

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"The Genesis of Life Itself"


by Philipp Steger

In-depth portrait of an Austrian scientist who is associate professor of biology at MIT and a Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator.

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FWF - The Austrian Science Fund

by Caroline Adenberger & Irene Eckart

Learn more about which funding program to chose, when to apply, and what to consider - especially in connection with research projects with an international context.

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Kalt's corner on science & society
pielke's perspective

Feature Articles


by Barbara Weitgruber
Advancing an Agenda for Climate Action

by Vicki Arroyo and Kate Zyla

OpEds and Commentaries

Guest Commentaries on ISTA

ISTA - Quo Vadis?
by Gregor Kos

Location, Location, Location?
by Maria Christina Binz-Scharf

Comment on ISTA
by Martin Nowak

EU News


Austrian Researchers Abroad

Institutions & Organizations

Noteworthy Information


Book Reviews


Feature Articles

thumb_blau.jpgThe Life of Marietta Blau - Austrian Physicist and Pioneer of Particle Physics

by Robert Rosner

Marietta Blau, three-time nominee for the Nobel Prize in Physics, yet nearly forgotten in her home country of Austria.

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thumb_pribram2.jpgNot Granting the Premise - Introducing Karl H. Pribram

by Juliet M. Beverly

Famous for his Holographic Brain Model, but even better known as a man who dares to question.

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by Ellen W. Zegura

The GENI - the Global Environment for Network Innovation - project, a proposal by the research community for a future global networking infrastructure.

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In-depth portrait of the Austrian scientist who is a professor of biochemistry and molecular biology at Colorado State University and a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator.

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by Caroline Adenberger


Nanotechnology Focus

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by Alexander Hölbl & Milan Polak

A brief introduction into the past, the present and the potential future of nanotechnology.

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thumb_porod.jpgIntroducing Wolfgang Porod, or Why Good Things Come in Small Packages

by Milan Polak

An introduction of the Austrian scientist Wolfgang Porod, the director of the Center for Nano Science and Technology at the University of Notre Dame in Indiana.

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by Barbara Parish Karn


 

Pielke's Perspective
Letter from Brussels

by Roger A. Pielke, Jr.

 

OpEds and Commentaries

 

News from the Network

 

Bills in Brief: U.S. S&T Policy News

 

Institutions & Organizations

 

Book Reviews

 

Noteworthy Information


Feature Articles

thumb_rain_forest.jpg Offsets - Hype or Hope?

by Joseph Romm

Can carbon offsets significantly contribute to climate mitigation? Joseph Romm takes a critical look at forestry offsets and large-scale ocean fertilization, and examines why they can only be a small part of the total package.

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thumb_ulrike_diebold_small.jpgIntroducing Ulrike Diebold - Scanning Devilish Surfaces of Benign Materials

by Johannes Strobl

In-depth portrait of physicist Ulrike Diebold, professor and chair of the surface science group at Tulane University.

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by Helmut Haberl

Biomass carries the hope of reducing our dependence on fossil fuels. However, according to Haberl, this should be considered with great caution, as humans already gobble up about one-quarter of the earth's biomass.

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For Boehlert, retirement doesn't mean sitting on a rocking chair on his back porch. With a quarter century of experience in science policy making, he still is one of the powerhouses in Washington.

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by Edward H. Rau

 

What began in the mid-1990s as a voluntary initiative to eliminate the use of mercury in medical applications at the NIH's clinical center became a success story that reached far beyond the campus' borders.

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by Juliet M. Beverly

Using the power of thought, Gerwin Schalk creates the software that makes the thinking cap the real deal.

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Pielke's Perspective
OpEds and Commentaries

by Roger A. Pielke, Jr.


by David Michaels

 

Letter from Brussels

 

News from the Network

thumb_goebl_small.jpgIntroducing Werner Goebl and the Mysteries of Music Performance

by Verena Katscher

Portrait of the young Austrian musicologist Werner Goebl, Erwin-Schrödinger Fellow at McGill University in Montreal.

 

Institutions & Organizations

 

Book Review
Bills in Brief

 

Noteworthy Information


Feature Articles

  frontpage_hill.thumb.jpgThe Post-Scientific Society

by Christopher T. Hill

S&T will continue to play a vital role in US innovation but the critical ingredients for continued US economic success will come from other disciplines, claims Chris Hill, professor of public policy and technology at George Mason University.

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frontpage_jenkner.thumb.jpgIntroducing Helmut Jenkner - Captured by the Cosmos

by Juliet M. Beverly

In-depth portrait of astronomer Helmut Jenkner, deputy head of the Hubble mission at the Space Telescope Science Institute in Baltimore, Maryland.

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Read an interview with the head of the Directorate for Education and Human Resources at AAAS on the situation of women and minorities in STEM, and learn why TV series such as CSI or Numb3rs might help to get more kids engaged in STEM careers.

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bridges spoke with Susanne Schwinghammer of the fFORTE_Coaching program, which is part of the Austrian fFORTE Initiative launched 5 years ago to foster women in science and technology.

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A 10-person delegation from the US with specialists from various areas of environmental technology and policy exchanged expertise and ideas with Austrian experts in these fields during a weeklong visit to Austria.


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by Daniela Koll

A delegation of Austrian companies participated in the world's largest conference on sustainable building, the GreenBuild 2007 in Chicago, to showcase Austrian technologies and learn more about US market opportunities.

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frontpage_millionbookproject.thumb.jpg1.5 Million Books Digitalized and Still Counting - "The Million Book Project"

An international venture led by Carnegie Mellon University in the United States, Zheijang University in China, the Indian Institute of Science in India, and the Library at Alexandria in Egypt, the Million Book Project represents the world's largest university-based digital library of freely accessible books.

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Pielke's Perspective
OpEds and Commentaries

by Roger A. Pielke, Jr.

 

Letter from Brussels

 

News from the Network

frontpage_stuerzlinger.thumb.jpgIntroducing Wolfgang Stuerzlinger - an Interface between Humans and Computers

by Walter Minehuber

Portrait of the associate professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at York University in Toronto.

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€1.75 billion of new research money available for European projects and international cooperations.



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The I.S.T. Austria released its first activity report, and the search for scientists continues.


The 4th annual Austrian Science Talks took place in the US, and more then 150 participants joined the discussions in Los Angeles and New York City.
Moves & Milestones

Learn about the accomplishments of outstanding Austrian scientists and scholars in North America.

 

Institutions & Organizations
Bills in Brief

 

Noteworthy Information

 

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