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The Alternative Reality of Climate Skepticism
Science & Technology Policy | Event

The Alternative Reality of Climate Skepticism

Andrew Dessler, an atmospheric scientist at Texas A&M University who studies both the science and politics of climate change, will describe how climate skeptics interpret scientific data to support their particular views. read more

Stem Cells, Regenerative Medicine and Policy Impediments
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Stem Cells, Regenerative Medicine and Policy Impediments

Stem cells and regenerative medicine are exciting and emerging fields of biomedical research, but external factors limit and, in some cases, stall research. Baker Institute nonresident scholar Deepak Srivastava will explore the potential of stem cells ... read more

International Stem Cell Policy Program
Science & Technology Policy | Program | North America | Global | United States

International Stem Cell Policy Program

A program to bring together scientists, ethicists, policymakers, media experts, and community and business leaders to find new ways to engage the general public in a dialogue on international stem cell policies and the ethical use ... read more

Civic Scientist Program
Science & Technology Policy | Program | United States | North America

Civic Scientist Program

Increasing interest and knowledge in science by engaging scientists with the public read more

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The mission of the Science and Technology Policy Program is to engage policymakers and scientists in substantive dialogue with the hope that policy will more accurately reflect and be more consistent with current scientific knowledge. The program organizes workshops, lectures, research projects and conferences to bring attention to and help bridge the gap between science and public policy. Issues of interest include space, health and medicine, energy and the environment, national and domestic security, science education, and the public’s understanding and trust of science.

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