Among the challenges facing USA’s academic communities is that of how to support basic curiosity driven research and at the same time maintaining their position as the global leader in innovation and technology at a time of dwindling government funds. A conference held by the National Academies in Washington in September sought to deliberate on potential solutions to this dilemma. As documented in The Chronicle for Higher Education, Donald Ingber reports on these potential solutions here.
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