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Tuesday, May 7, 2013
Will Business Step In to End a Sequester-Driven Research Funding Gap?
A writer on Scientific American blogs asks the question. I feel fairly safe in saying the answer is no. Even if they did fund more research, the nature of research for private business where discoveries become trade secrets, means that it won't contribute to science the same way more open scientific research does.