How will Tuesday's election results affect the future of science?

Science was rarely mentioned on the campaign trail, so what exactly does the Republican takeover of the House of Representatives mean for science? For environmental science, it looks very bad. But on other issues, there's reason for a little optimism. » 11/05/10 3:35pm 11/05/10 3:35pm

Clinton is the Only Presidential Candidate With a Space Plan

Apparently Hilary Clinton is the only presidential candidate who has taken a public stand on space-related issues. In a terrifically-helpful rundown of candidates' sci/tech policies from Popular Mechanics, Clinton was the only one to comment on the space program. She promised to renew NASA's R&D funding, prep for more… » 12/20/07 7:30am 12/20/07 7:30am