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The Progress of the Disciplines

Leading professors on the future of their fields

September-October 2011

Pamela Silver

Pamela Silver

Photograph by Jim Harrison

Sidebars:

Pamela Silver

An ancient science becomes the new technology.

Preparation for international practice

Helen Vendler

How to preserve the humanities

Cherry A. Murray

A question of convergence

Edward L. Glaeser

Better data, the rise of real experiments, and interdisciplinary advances in the social sciences

Sidebars:

Pamela Silver

An ancient science becomes the new technology.

Preparation for international practice

Helen Vendler

How to preserve the humanities

Cherry A. Murray

A question of convergence

Edward L. Glaeser

Better data, the rise of real experiments, and interdisciplinary advances in the social sciences

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Winnie, Texas, is not considered to be in a floodplain. But coastal hurricanes have flooded the town repeatedly since 2008.

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