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In The New Atlantis


Editor’s Note

Number 51 ~ Winter 2017

Editor’s Note

Number 49 ~ Spring/Summer 2016

The Unknown Newton

Number 44 ~ Winter 2015

Notes & Briefs

Number 32 ~ Summer 2011

Shoot First, Get Copyright Later

Number 28 ~ Summer 2010

Lighter-than-Air Follies

Number 28 ~ Summer 2010

Part of Our Complete Breakfast

Number 27 ~ Spring 2010

The Future of Health Care

Number 27 ~ Spring 2010

The Bhopal Injustice

Number 26 ~ Fall 2009 - Winter 2010

Bioethics: Left, Right, and Wrong

Number 26 ~ Fall 2009 - Winter 2010

Nathaniel Hawthorne and the Spirit of Science

Number 26 ~ Fall 2009 - Winter 2010

Our Petroleum Prosperity

Number 25 ~ Summer 2009

Get Moving on Yucca

Number 25 ~ Summer 2009

The Stakes in the Health Care Fight

Number 24 ~ Spring 2009

Fifty Years of “Two Cultures”

Number 24 ~ Spring 2009

The Inventor President

Number 23 ~ Winter 2009

Dilly-Dallying on Iran

Number 23 ~ Winter 2009

Notes & Briefs

Number 22 ~ Fall 2008

The Model T and American Life

Number 22 ~ Fall 2008

The Future of Cell Biology

Number 22 ~ Fall 2008

The First Stitch

Number 21 ~ Summer 2008

Counting Correctly

Number 21 ~ Summer 2008

Notes & Briefs

Number 21 ~ Summer 2008

A Debate Still Patently Alive

Number 20 ~ Spring 2008

An Olympic Fiasco

Number 20 ~ Spring 2008

Notes & Briefs

Number 19 ~ Winter 2008

Loose Nukes at Home

Number 19 ~ Winter 2008

Adapting to Climate Change

Number 19 ~ Winter 2008

John McCain and the Stem Cell Debate

Number 19 ~ Winter 2008

Notes & Briefs

Number 18 ~ Fall 2007

The Heartbeat Heard Round the World

Number 18 ~ Fall 2007

First Ripples of the Silver Tsunami

Number 18 ~ Fall 2007

Notes & Briefs

Number 17 ~ Summer 2007

The Steamboat that Stayed

Number 17 ~ Summer 2007

The Summer of Love

Number 17 ~ Summer 2007

Notes & Briefs

Number 16 ~ Spring 2007

The Human Checkmate

Number 16 ~ Spring 2007

The HPV Vaccine Debate

Number 16 ~ Spring 2007

Sterile Thinking

Number 15 ~ Winter 2007

Windows Whimpers

Number 15 ~ Winter 2007

Notes & Briefs

Number 14 ~ Fall 2006

The Last Breath of Thomas Edison

Number 14 ~ Fall 2006

400 Million Americans

Number 14 ~ Fall 2006

Sexist Science?

Number 13 ~ Summer 2006

Cyber-Insecurity

Number 13 ~ Summer 2006

Rethinking Peer Review

Number 13 ~ Summer 2006

China’s Phony Science

Number 13 ~ Summer 2006

Notes & Briefs

Number 13 ~ Summer 2006

The Stem Cell President

Number 13 ~ Summer 2006

Stop the Pop

Number 13 ~ Summer 2006

Apocalypse Averted

Number 12 ~ Spring 2006

Addicted to Bad Data

Number 12 ~ Spring 2006

Stuck with the Old, In with the New

Number 12 ~ Spring 2006

Stem Cell Spin

Number 12 ~ Spring 2006

Censoring Scientists?

Number 12 ~ Spring 2006

The Jungle at 100

Number 12 ~ Spring 2006

Drowning Polar Bears

Number 12 ~ Spring 2006

Morals and the Mind

Number 11 ~ Winter 2006

The $100 Laptop

Number 11 ~ Winter 2006

The U.N.’s Net Gambit

Number 11 ~ Winter 2006

Human Cloning and Scientific Corruption

Number 11 ~ Winter 2006

Notes & Briefs

Number 11 ~ Winter 2006

Discovering Pluto

Number 11 ~ Winter 2006

TV is Dead, Long Live TV

Number 11 ~ Winter 2006

Hollywood’s Fertile Imagination

Number 10 ~ Fall 2005

Cicely Saunders, RIP

Number 10 ~ Fall 2005

Bush-League Science

Number 10 ~ Fall 2005

Relaunching NASA

Number 10 ~ Fall 2005

The Lessons of Katrina

Number 10 ~ Fall 2005

Einstein’s Annus Mirabilis

Number 10 ~ Fall 2005

A New Approach on Climate Change?

Number 10 ~ Fall 2005

Checking Terrorists at the Door

Number 9 ~ Summer 2005

To Boldly Go

Number 9 ~ Summer 2005

The New NASA

Number 9 ~ Summer 2005

Shooting Not to Kill

Number 9 ~ Summer 2005

How We Measure Up

Number 9 ~ Summer 2005

Notes & Briefs

Number 9 ~ Summer 2005

Hiroshima and Nagasaki at Sixty

Number 9 ~ Summer 2005

Picking Judges Online

Number 9 ~ Summer 2005

Crimson Recriminations

Number 8 ~ Spring 2005

Blogs Gone Bad

Number 8 ~ Spring 2005

DNA Dragnets

Number 8 ~ Spring 2005

The Embryo Wars

Number 8 ~ Spring 2005

Notes & Briefs

Number 8 ~ Spring 2005

Is Nuclear Energy Coming Back?

Number 8 ~ Spring 2005

Assessing the Nanotech Revolution

Number 8 ~ Spring 2005

The Encyclopedia in Cyberspace

Number 7 ~ Fall 2004 - Winter 2005

The Cloning Logjam

Number 7 ~ Fall 2004 - Winter 2005

Debunking the Digital Classroom

Number 7 ~ Fall 2004 - Winter 2005

Gray Matter in the Courtroom

Number 7 ~ Fall 2004 - Winter 2005

Black Box Ballyhoo

Number 7 ~ Fall 2004 - Winter 2005

I’ve Got You Under My Skin

Number 7 ~ Fall 2004 - Winter 2005

Politicizing Science, Sixties-Style

Number 7 ~ Fall 2004 - Winter 2005

Science and Tech Policy: What Next?

Number 7 ~ Fall 2004 - Winter 2005

Doping for Seconds

Number 6 ~ Summer 2004

Francis Crick, RIP

Number 6 ~ Summer 2004

It’s Getting Easier Being Green

Number 6 ~ Summer 2004

The Big Change

Number 6 ~ Summer 2004

America at 10 M.P.H.

Number 6 ~ Summer 2004

The Stem Cell Race

Number 6 ~ Summer 2004

The Assassin’s Mace

Number 6 ~ Summer 2004

Notes & Briefs

Number 6 ~ Summer 2004

King James for Surgeon General

Number 6 ~ Summer 2004

The Virtual Stump

Number 6 ~ Summer 2004

One of Us

Number 5 ~ Spring 2004

The Science of Human Potential

Number 5 ~ Spring 2004

Miles Still to Go

Number 5 ~ Spring 2004

Red Planet, Wet Planet

Number 5 ~ Spring 2004

Science Goes Hollywood

Number 5 ~ Spring 2004

Life from Scratch

Number 5 ~ Spring 2004

Gaga Over Google

Number 5 ~ Spring 2004

Daniel J. Boorstin, RIP

Number 5 ~ Spring 2004

Campaigning for Stem Cells

Number 5 ~ Spring 2004

Dot-Com Terrorism

Number 5 ~ Spring 2004

Notes & Briefs

Number 5 ~ Spring 2004

25 Years in the Sausage Factory

Number 5 ~ Spring 2004

The Return of the Space Debate

Number 5 ~ Spring 2004

Power-Hungry China

Number 4 ~ Winter 2004

Gatekeepers of Science

Number 4 ~ Winter 2004

History Repeating?

Number 4 ~ Winter 2004

Click Twice and Call Me in the Morning

Number 4 ~ Winter 2004

The Ideological Environmentalist

Number 4 ~ Winter 2004

Life is Just a Game

Number 4 ~ Winter 2004

Online Democracy

Number 4 ~ Winter 2004

The Nanotech Schism

Number 4 ~ Winter 2004

Do Embryos Vote?

Number 4 ~ Winter 2004

The Age of Cloning

Number 4 ~ Winter 2004

Notes & Briefs

Number 4 ~ Winter 2004

John Deere and America’s Character

Number 4 ~ Winter 2004

Reviewing American Intelligence

Number 4 ~ Winter 2004

The Future of Satellites

Number 3 ~ Fall 2003

Was Blind, But Now I See

Number 3 ~ Fall 2003

Paper and Pixel

Number 3 ~ Fall 2003

The Science Journal Crisis

Number 3 ~ Fall 2003

Neil Postman, RIP

Number 3 ~ Fall 2003

Edward Teller, RIP

Number 3 ~ Fall 2003

Out of Their Right Mind

Number 3 ~ Fall 2003

Bank on It

Number 3 ~ Fall 2003

Caught in the Act

Number 3 ~ Fall 2003

’Tis the Season?

Number 3 ~ Fall 2003

Notes & Briefs

Number 3 ~ Fall 2003

The Wright Stuff

Number 3 ~ Fall 2003

China Takes Off

Number 3 ~ Fall 2003

Technology: The Great Enabler?

Number 2 ~ Summer 2003

Stopping Spam

Number 2 ~ Summer 2003

Crackdown!

Number 2 ~ Summer 2003

Boys Will Be Boys

Number 2 ~ Summer 2003

Carried Away with Convergence

Number 2 ~ Summer 2003

Porn, Privacy, and Kids

Number 2 ~ Summer 2003

Navel-Gazing

Number 2 ~ Summer 2003

Clueless

Number 2 ~ Summer 2003

Year of the Red Planet

Number 2 ~ Summer 2003

My Mother, the Embryo

Number 2 ~ Summer 2003

Mercy and Drugs in Africa

Number 2 ~ Summer 2003

Notes & Briefs

Number 2 ~ Summer 2003

Reflections on the Tiniest Things

Number 2 ~ Summer 2003

Learning from Columbia

Number 2 ~ Summer 2003

The Animal in Us

Number 1 ~ Spring 2003

The Dust Bites Another One

Number 1 ~ Spring 2003

Chinese Bioethics?

Number 1 ~ Spring 2003

Home is Where the Robot is

Number 1 ~ Spring 2003

Oh, Behave!

Number 1 ~ Spring 2003

Are We Ready for Terror?

Number 1 ~ Spring 2003

Satellites at Risk

Number 1 ~ Spring 2003

HapMap—Revolution or Hype?

Number 1 ~ Spring 2003

Mapping the Mind

Number 1 ~ Spring 2003

Bill Gates, the Prince

Number 1 ~ Spring 2003

Fertility Gone Mad

Number 1 ~ Spring 2003

Notes & Briefs

Number 1 ~ Spring 2003

The Double Helix at Fifty

Number 1 ~ Spring 2003

Biotechnology by the Numbers

Number 1 ~ Spring 2003