Much like the printing press upset the social order centuries ago, the explosion of information online is challenging the role of scientists in society.
Research dollars don't stay locked up in academia and government labs. R&D collaborations with the private sector are common – and grow the innovation economy.
His landmark contributions to anthropology have faded from memory, despite real-world policy impact during the mid-20th century.
Immigrants have contributed to America's great success at the Nobel. Of the 350 Nobel winners from the United States, more than 100 have been immigrants.