Capitol Hill Quarterly

July 2016 (Volume 11, Number 2)

July 2016 (Vol. 11, Number 2)


The Open Access Wrecking Ball
Proponents of “open access” to scientific research supported by the federal government is one of the primary drivers of S. 779, the Fair Access to Science and Technology Research (FASTR) Act.
Innovator Pipeline Reception Highlights Ways to Keep America Competitive in 21st Century
The American Physical Society and American Chemical Society recently hosted a reception sponsored by the the Senate Competitiveness Caucus, a bipartisan forum for fostering greater awareness and understanding of issues critical to U.S. economic growth.
‘Sex Life of the Screwworm’ Researchers Whose Work Led to Breakthrough Pest Control Technique to Receive Golden Goose Award
Despite decades of ridicule for the focus of their work, two researchers behind the study of the sex life of the screwworm fly will be saluted during a Sept. 22 award ceremony.
Physicist Makes Thin Films for Tough Conditions
Some physics majors head for the private sector instead of academia.
Members in the Media
APS Members as quoted in other publications
What’s New in Innovation?
Top 10 Things You Didn’t Know About Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
The Back Page
Keeping the U.S. Globally Competitive Through Scientific Research

Keeping the U.S. Globally Competitive Through Scientific Research

U.S. Rep. Louise Slaughter
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