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February 28, 2013
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  • White House speeds release of federally funded research
    Federally funded research will be made available for free to the public within a year under a White House directive. "We wanted to strike the balance between the extraordinary public benefit of increasing public access to the results of federally funded scientific research and the need to ensure that the valuable contributions that the scientific publishing industry provides are not lost," said John Holdren, director of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy. Reuters (2/23) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  • OSTP director urges power-grid upgrades
    Extreme-weather events such as Hurricane Sandy demonstrate the need for the U.S. to upgrade its electricity grid, says John Holdren, director of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy. A report issued by the National Science and Technology Council predicts that 15.5 million "smart meters" for electricity will be installed in the U.S. by 2015. The Hill/E2 Wire blog (2/26) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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If you want to truly understand something, try to change it."
--Kurt Lewin,
German-American psychologist


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