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Planning Twenty Years Out

January 17, 2002 // 11:00pm

Project Director David Rejeski Addresses Senate Committee on Commercialization of Nanotech

WASHINGTON – Today, at hearings convened by the U.S. Senate project director David Rejeski testified that the country's "ability to reap the long-term benefits of nanotechnology—in areas from medicine to energy and food production—will depend heavily on how we manage the introduction of the first generation of nanotechnology products."

Social Media and International Disaster Response

Facebook, Twitter, and other social media tools are making the response to national and man-made disasters faster and more efficient. We spoke with one of the world's leaders in the field, Gisli Olafsson, to learn about the latest developments.

Nanotech Safety Needs Specific Government Risk Research Strategy and Funding

"Prioritizing nanotechnology risk research isn't rocket science," says Project on Emerging Nanotechnologies chief scientist Andrew Maynard.

Healthy Democracy

We discuss an Oregon initiative to improve the quantity and quality of civic participation in that state.

Fordham Law and Commons Lab Partner to Address Privacy Issues Raised by Missing Persons Databases

The Fordham Center on Law and Information Policy at Fordham Law School and the Commons Lab of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars are working together on a project focused on privacy and information systems that are being developed to help locate missing persons during natural disasters.

IBM Introduces Video Game to Help University Students Develop Business Skills

November 2007 - In this IBM release, F&G director, David Rejeski, comments on the rise in games, like IBM's new business skills game, as educational tools.

What is the Hypercar? Can you build an SUV that gets 100 miles per gallon?

Thomas Crumm, former CEO and President of Hypercar, Inc., talks about the Hypercar. Learn more at: www.hypercar.com

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Data Journalism and Policymaking: A Changing Landscape

July 30, 2014 // 10:00am12:00pm

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