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Where Will the Science of Today Lead Us Tomorrow?

Apr 01, 2008
Nanotechnology promises to affect virtually all aspects of our daily lives, from consumer products and food to medicine and energy, and yet the majority of Americans still know little to nothing about it. As part of its mission to improve public awareness, the Project on Emerging Nanotechnologies uses new media to convey complex technological applications and implications to a public still puzzled about basic science.

Dynastic Politics

Mar 27, 2008
The Wilson Center's 2007-08 Pakistan Scholar, Samia Altaf, looks at South Asia's tradition of political dynasties -- and warns that Pakistan has not broken free of dynastic politics simply because of one successful election. For Dr. Altaf's article in the March 27, 2008 edition of The News.

It's the leadership, stupid

Mar 27, 2008
The Wilson Center's 2007-08 Pakistan Scholar, Samia Altaf, critiques the quality of political leadership in Pakistan in a thought-provoking op-ed from the March 27, 2008 edition of Dawn.

Dialogue Interview With Dr. Samia Altaf

Mar 25, 2008
March 2008 - Dr. Samia Altaf, Woodrow Wilson Center fellow and public health physician, discusses the failure of international development aid in Pakistan.

NIH Establishes New Genomics and Health Disparities Center

Mar 24, 2008
March 2008 – The National Institutes of Health (NIH) establishes new center for genomics and health disparities research.