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What You Need to Know About Voting Machines
Since 2000, the government has tried to help democracy go digital. But is it working?
The Final Countdown: McCain and Obama on Healthcare Technology
We put their final Science Debate 2008 answers up against their records
Techier than Thou: Obama and McCain’s Showdown on Science Research
In our penultimate column, we explore whether one candidate has a record better indicating support for scientific research
The Blind Leading the Mute: McCain and Obama Talk Scientific Integrity
Who did more as a Senator to support scientific integrity?
The Final Frontier : McCain and Obama Reach Toward the Stars
Do McCain and Obama’s voting history support their Science Debate answers about space?
Wet and Not So Wild: Obama and McCain’s Water Resource Policy
How do the candidates' records stack up against their water use policy answers?
Politics of the Briny Deep: McCain and Obama Talk Ocean Health
What do the candidates' records say about their love of the deep blue?
From Embryo or From Blood Cells: Obama and McCain’s Stem Cell Showdown
Do either candidate’s record support their stance on stem cell research?
Curing Disease or Playing God: Obama and McCain on Genetics Research
What do the candidates' records say about their positions on genetic technology?
Preventing an Outbreak: McCain and Obama on Pandemics
As fear of another massive influenza breakout grows, we parse the candidates' records on bioterrorism and more