Some noteworthy new reports from the Congressional Research Service include the following (all pdf):
Legal Issues Associated with the Proposed Keystone XL Pipeline, December 16, 2011
Contemporary Developments in Presidential Elections, January 9, 2012
“Surge Recovery” and Next Steps in the War in Afghanistan: In Brief, January 6, 2011
U.S. Assistance Programs in China, January 6, 2012
Border Security: Immigration Enforcement Between Ports of Entry, January 6, 2011
U.S. Unmanned Aerial Systems, January 3, 2011
FAS experts believe government shutdowns are science shutdowns: costly and ineffective standoffs that stifle scientific pursuits and do harm.
We always knew that healthy children do better in school. Now we have rigorous empirical research to back it up.
Truly open science requires that the public is not only able to access the products of research, but the knowledge embedded within.
Over the last year we’ve devoted considerable effort to understanding wildfire in the context of U.S. federal policy. Here’s what we learned.