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Pioneering Physicist Enrico Fermi on the “Utility” of Science, the Aim of Knowledge, and Our Ultimate Responsibility to Nature
https://www.brainpickings.org/2017/11/27/enrico-fermi-science-utility/

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Interesting stuff in the Journal publishing reform about open journals, etc. Focused on Math, but may be inspiring for other sciences too! Other relevant reading is the Research Works Act of 2011 (H.R. 3699)

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Interview with Harold Varmus in Seed Magazine: "The impact factor is a completely flawed metric and it’s a source of a lot of unhappiness in the scientific community."

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ScienceWorksForUS has data on stimulus research projects across the US and profiles with money invested and research organizations for each state.

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ScienceDaily: "A new study describes a method through which a selected set of memories can be rapidly and specifically erased from the mouse brain in a controlled and inducible manner."

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NYTimes blogs: "what we humans really need is a group of friendly, intelligent aliens to study us, and give us a report on what they find."

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The The Information Technology and Innovation Foundation has presented a new report on innovation in the US. This is part of the series of ideas that the ITIF is suggesting for the next president's agenda. Previously in this blog.
I find interesting three of the eight measures suggested in the report:

1. expand tax credit for R&D
2. create a National Innovation Foundation
3. reform the patent system

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A preliminary report (PDF) on the U.S. S&T competitiveness
from The Information Technology and Innovation Foundation claims that the earlier RAND research contains numerous analytical flaws and America’s economic competitiveness scenarios are not so optimistic.
According to RAND's researchers, the U.S. continues to lead the world in most key science and technology measures.
The comprehensive report from ITIF will be available in November 2008.

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Meeting urges scientists into politics: Advice on how to ditch the lab for elected office.
http://www.nature.com/news/2008/080521/full/453434a.html

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The Onion: Scientists Ask Congress To Fund $50 Billion Science Thing

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"Kryptonite" Confirmed: Superman Beware!

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Antartica: Geology, Glaciology, and Wildlife

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Wired: A Plan to Build a Giant Liquid Telescope on the Moon

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The Atlas of Ideas: Mapping the new geography of science.

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