Shawn Lawrence Otto

Jul. 27, 2012

Why Science Is a Non-Issue in the Election...Again

How science stacks up against other issues discussed and debated on the campaign trail.

politics, science policy, science advisor, science adviser, political campaigns, government, science debate

May. 11, 2012

The Case for a Presidential Science Debate

A grassroots group is calling for a presidential debate based on science and technology issues.

election, voting, policy, debate

Oct. 14, 2011

When Politics Meets Science

Should candidates take an American Science Pledge?

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Jan. 11, 2008

The Call for A Science Debate

Should the presidential candidates participate in a debate focusing on science, technology, and the environment? A group of voters has started a petition movement calling for a science debate.

politics, policy, election, debate

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Michael Pollan Talks Plants and Food

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Meet The Balloonatics

\tIt's crunch time for the 'balloonatics' at Macy's Parade Studio. The balloons themselves, which are designed and fabricated in a warehouse in New Jersey, are getting their final checkup before the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. John Piper and Jim Artle take us around the studio and spill the secrets of inflation, explain how to calculate whether your balloon will float, and explain why the balloons look better after a little time in the sun.

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