Protein Data Bank Deposits Are Life’s Building Blocks
A four-decade project to catalog the basic structures used to build life pays dividends for everything from new drugs to Bjork’s performances.
States Prove Weak Link in Supporting Research Universities
In a Q&A, historian Robert M. Berdahl, president of the Association of American Universities, (since retired) describes how fiscal pressures at the state level undermine research universities already battered by the recession.
Retaining Excellence in U.S. Research Universities
In a series of upcoming Q&A sessions, academics and other observers will review the fiscal and competitive challenges facing U.S. research institutions and what might solve them.
Re-Arranging Pakistan's Deck Chairs
As U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton visits India, we look at its neighbor and enemy Pakistan, America's oldest friend in the Subcontinent. The United States has dumped billions of dollars into Pakistan as it has sailed closer than ever to becoming a nuclear-armed failed state. Where does it go from here, our Ken Stier asks in the first of a two-part analysis.
Top-Notch Lawyers Create a Sort of Attorneys Sans Frontières
Attorneys who put the 'pro' in pro bono start girdling the globe to offer free help for countries struggling to implement the rule of law.