Who Should Fund Scientific Research? How Much?
August 10, 2012, 1:26 am by Scientific American: Health
Source: League of Women Voters Money and politics go together like sodium and chloride–an important element (in the non-chemical sense of the term) of life that can also be corrosive and deadly. The third question in Sciencedebate.org’s list of top 14 science questions that President Barack Obama and presumptive Republican nominee Mitt Romney should address this election year has to do with federal funding of scientific research. Unlike climate change, where there is a scientific consensus that warming is happening and that humans are at fault, there can be no scientific answer, I would argue, to the question “Should scientific research be funded with public moneys or private or some mix of both?” [More]
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