Can federal agencies stack advisory panels with friendly members? Some have tried, but a scientist who has advised many administrations says they will produce bad policies that lack broad support.
How will neurotech evolve? An NAS workshop this week focuses on social and ethical opportunities and challenges we face both now and down the road.
Children who are bullied are more likely to suffer from depression and anxiety. They are also more likely to contemplate or attempt suicide.
Art teachers have been evaluated on English test scores. There seems to be no limit to how test data are being used to punish students, teachers and schools.