New guidelines could change the way the government informs the public about science. Some worry the new rules may bias what should be unbiased scientific information. Others see them as a way to make sure that government policies are rooted in sound research. In this hour, Joe Palca and guests look at how the government decides what should be considered good science.
*Director, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget
*Lord Chair professor in engineering
*Professor and department head, Department of Engineering and Public Policy
*Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering and the H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management, Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Penn.
Assistant professor, Department of Public Policy, Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, N.J.