Movement, whether through structured exercise or general physical activity in everyday life, has a major impact on the health of individuals and as a result, on the health of societies.
To bring participatory science into the mainstream, there will need to be creative policy solutions for incentive mechanisms, standards, funding streams, training ecosystems, assessment mechanisms, and organizational capacity.
Enhancing recovery rates among individuals grappling with mental health and substance use issues requires a multi-pronged approach.
As the wildfire season has grown longer in the West, smoke events now sometimes stretch for weeks and across the continent. What is the federal government doing about wildland fire smoke, and who’s doing it?
Science holds the greatest benefit for society when its process is open, its methods are transparent, and its outputs are accessible. To achieve and sustain a scientific enterprise that is truly open, we need your help.
Extreme heat is the number one weather-related killer of Americans, but it receives minimal targeted federal support and funding for planning, mitigation, and recovery. We’re looking for innovative, ambitious, and actionable heat policy ideas.
We’re looking for recommendations that enable safe implementation and governance of AI in the biosciences.
We’re looking for policy ideas to advance science, technology, and innovation to deliver dramatic progress and build a more inclusive America.
The U.S. bioeconomy is growing rapidly, innovation is needed to sustain and maintain this growth. Shaping policy to consider workforce development, advanced agriculture, bioindustrial and biotech sectors will be imperative to keep the needle moving forward.
The U.S. is experiencing more frequent and intense wildland fires, but policy informed by science, evidence, and Indigenous perspectives can lessen the disastrous effects.
The Federation of American Scientists is advancing production, use, and uptake of scientific evidence to improve policy outcomes across critical societal challenges. A New Evidence Era for Federal Government Evidence-based policy is the process of using high-quality information [evidence] to inform government decisions [policy]. 2018’s Foundations for Evidence-Based Policymaking Act (Evidence Act) launched a new era in […]