What are some unsung successes that have occurred as a result of using science to guide policy?
Are you kidding me? Can you imagine what life would be like in America if our government had ignored the cries of scientists begging us to use new discoveries to "guide policy"? How about this for an example:
Or perhaps a panhandler accosted you today and you barked at him:
For more enlightenment I suggest perusing this little dandy of a story.
[Editor's note: Good point, but this particular success isn't exactly "unsung."]