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Infrastructure
How to Save America’s Transmission System
The overwhelming priority of energy policy must be making it easier to build things
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February 22nd 2024
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Metascience
Progress Deferred: Lessons From mRNA Vaccine Development
We can restructure science funding to help breakthrough research translate more quickly
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February 20th 2024
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High-Skilled Immigration
Create Your Own Data-Driven Update to Schedule A
Plan an update to the government's shortage occupation list in a new interactive app
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January 25th 2024
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Metascience
The ARPA Model: A Reading List
A comprehensive syllabus on the ARPA model and its family tree
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January 31st 2024
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Biotechnology
Congress Can Improve our Pandemic Preparedness
Strengthening the Federal Select Agent Program would mean better oversight of biotech laboratories
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January 18th 2024
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High-Skilled Immigration
Modernizing the H-1B Program
A response to DHS’ proposed changes to better support regional innovation and emerging technology career development
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December 22nd 2023
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Infrastructure
The Policy Interventions that Could Boost Geothermal
Part Four of Hot Rocks: Commercializing Next-Generation Geothermal Energy
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December 21st 2023
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High-Skilled Immigration
Help Wanted: Modernizing the Schedule A Shortage Occupation List
A new data-driven method to identify gaps in the labor market
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December 14th 2023
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Biotechnology
Using PAHPA to Address Biosecurity Threats
A letter to House and Senate health committee leaders on making sure PAHPA mitigates biosecurity risks
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November 20th 2023
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Infrastructure
Barriers to Next-Gen Geothermal
Part Three of Hot Rocks: Commercializing Next-Generation Geothermal Energy
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November 16th 2023
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Biotechnology
How Project NextGen Can Create Better Vaccines
A response to BARDA's request for information on the development of next generation medical countermeasures
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November 9th 2023
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Biotechnology
Preventing the Misuse of Breakthrough Health Research
A response to ARPA-H's request for information on ethical, legal, and social implications of technology development
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November 9th 2023
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Infrastructure
How Public Policy Accelerated the Shale Revolution
Part Two of Hot Rocks: Commercializing Next-Generation Geothermal Energy
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November 8th 2023
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Biotechnology
Making the CDC Modern
A response to the CDC's request for information on modernizing the agency
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November 3rd 2023
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Infrastructure
The Technological Innovations that Produced the Shale Revolution
Part One of Hot Rocks: Commercializing Next-Generation Geothermal Energy
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October 30th 2023
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Infrastructure
Hot Rocks: Commercializing Next-Generation Geothermal Energy
A joint series from Employ America and Institute for Progress
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October 30th 2023
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