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Posted byon May 21, 2015 at 4:41 PM EDT
Military leaders respond to the President's call to combat climate change.
Posted byon May 21, 2015 at 3:29 PM EDT
Posted byon May 21, 2015 at 2:15 PM EDT
Researchers are using new knowledge about communities of microorganisms, or "microbiomes," to develop beneficial applications in areas as diverse as environmental remediation, food production and nutrition, and medical research. Given the demonstrated and potential value of microbiome research in such diverse applications, the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) is issuing a Request for Information to provide a broad community of stakeholders, including experts and members of the public an opportunity to comment on the current status and needs of microbiome research.
Posted byon May 21, 2015 at 1:38 PM EDT
Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker presents 45 American companies with the President's “E” and “E” Star Awards, a recognition awarded to U.S. businesses that have made significant contributions to U.S. exports.
Posted byon May 21, 2015 at 12:05 PM EDT
See the President's speech to the class of 2015 at the United States Coast Guard Academy in New London, Connecticut.
Posted byon May 20, 2015 at 8:52 PM EDT
Here are our top three favorite moments from the times David Letterman sparred with the President.
Posted byon May 20, 2015 at 5:42 PM EDT
Today, the National Economic Council and the Office of Science and Technology Policy held a forum at the White House to discuss opportunities to accelerate the commercialization of nanotechnology. Over the last fifteen years, the Federal government has invested over $20 billion in nanotechnology R&D as part of the National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI). In recognition of the importance of nanotechnology R&D, representatives from companies, government agencies, colleges and universities, and non-profits are announcing a series of new and expanded public and private initiatives that complement the Administration’s efforts to accelerate the commercialization of nanotechnology and expand the nanotechnology workforce.
Posted byon May 20, 2015 at 5:01 PM EDT
Bringing you the solution to Deputy CTO Ed Felten's first brainteaser, and introducing a more challenging version!
Posted byon May 20, 2015 at 4:20 PM EDT
Nicole Dobbins is being honored as a Champion of Change for Foster Youth
Posted byon May 20, 2015 at 4:09 PM EDT
David Ambroz is being honored as a Champion of Change for Foster Care