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Richard Gallagher | Apr 1, 2009
Many ask, but few answer. We present two of science's most intriguing theories.
The People's Lab
Richard Gallagher | Mar 1, 2009
Amateurs have the freedom to experiment and innovate – watch out for their impact.
Back in Black
Richard Gallagher | Feb 1, 2009
Here's how microorganisms may be the power plants of the future.
Richard Gallagher | Jan 1, 2009
US healthcare needs radical revision, but we can't wipe out innovation in the process.
Finding Meaning in Politics, Science
Richard Gallagher | Dec 1, 2008
Without ideological struggles that test our values and beliefs, how can we know what is "truth"?
National Character and Scientific Enterprise
Richard Gallagher | Nov 1, 2008
Is there something in our cultural heritage that makes us better or worse at biotech?
Why the Philosophy of Science Matters
Richard Gallagher | Oct 1, 2008
The central tenets of science enhance communication and our influence on society.
Science and Politics
Richard Gallagher | Sep 1, 2008
The call for a presidential science debate went unheeded, but it was worthwhile.
Biotech: Solid to Spectacular?
Richard Gallagher | Aug 1, 2008
What the industry can learn from the $2,500 'Nano' car.
Africa needs basic science
Richard Gallagher | Jul 1, 2008
Why science can save the future - not just the people - of these impoverished nations.