While there are various good reasons for doing research and funding research, the chief reason is that research provides essential insurance against catastrophic events.
Crowdsourcing is a promising approach to biomedical research and development (R&D) and could produce solutions to pandemics like this one.
A symposium celebrated a roadmap for the American scientific enterprise laid out 75 years ago. What should be included in a US research plan that would last through the rest of this century?
At the current rate, technical and vocational education and training will overtake the university budget in the next five to 10 years