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First Published: Sep 05, 2010 / Last Published: Oct 01, 2011
Alan Kotok is a Washington, DC reporter on science, business, and public policy, and editor/publisher of Science Business, a blog connecting discovery with the market. He previously was managing editor of Science Careers, a Science magazine portal.
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October 1, 2011
Friendly to What Business?
If states want the big bucks from big brains and the benefits they bring, then they need to make the work being done and people doing the work feel at home.
July 11, 2011
Health Care Costs and Health Care Spending — Not the Same Thing
If you want to control health care spending, you first need to control health care costs.
June 19, 2011
Why American Manufacturing Rocks
Innovations built on brainpower rather than race-to-the-bottom cheap labor are propelling American manufacturing and exports.
January 23, 2011
Patents: The Missing Piece for Industry Clusters
Regional industry clusters need one more piece: make it easier to get patents.
December 6, 2010
The Law That Launched a Thousand (More Like 6,500) Companies
The Bayh-Dole Act connects the brainpower in American universities to the entrepreneurial and industrial engines in the American economy.
November 6, 2010
MIA: Venture Funding for Science Start Ups
"Angel" investors, those who traditionally fund start ups, have pulled back their support for newly formed companies.
October 10, 2010
The War on Science is a War on Jobs
In 2008-2009, during the worst recession since the 1930s, American scientific researchers created nearly 1,200 new companies.
September 5, 2010
On Renewable Fuels, the Public is Ahead of the Beltway
American businesses and individuals have started the switch from fossil to renewable fuels on their own.