10 Feb '13, 6am

#China bans television ads for #luxury goods

#China bans television ads for #luxury goods

The United States faced down authoritarian governments on the left and right. Now it may be facing an even greater challenge from within It is hard to know exactly when it became acceptable for U.S. politicians to be antiscience. For some two centuries science was a preeminent force in American politics, and scientific innovation has been the leading driver of U.S. economic growth since World War II. Kids in the 1960s gathered in school cafeterias to watch moon launches and landings on televisions wheeled in on carts. Breakthroughs in the 1970s and 1980s sparked the computer revolution and a new information economy. Advances in biology, based on evolutionary theory, created the biotech industry. New research in genetics is poised to transform the understanding of disease and the practice of medicine, agriculture and other fields. Yet despite its history and today's unprece...

Full article: http://www.scoop.it/t/sustain-our-earth/p/3996359771/chin...

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