Grand Theories: How Far Have We Come and Where Will We Go?

Jadin, Jenna
April 2009
BioScience;Apr2009, Vol. 59 Issue 4, p286
Academic Journal
The article discusses U.S. President Barack Obama's desire to place an ecological and institutional focus on science and research and examines the provisions for these disciplines that were incorporated into the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009. The author asks if this can enable the U.S. to find renewable energy sources and mitigate climate change. The respective histories of the U.S. National Science Foundation and the U.S. National Research Council are discussed.


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