US is losing ground on technology superiority
A long-held military maxim is to take the high ground and hold it. That may be outdated in today’s electronic and high-tech battlefields, but that notion still holds true for scientific research and engineering.
How Best to Promote Research and Development
Clearly, there is something appealing about a start-up-based innovation strategy: it feels democratic, accessible, and so California.
International researchers join forces to build bridges through science
To build a better world through science, researchers joined forces on a new initiative called ‘The Science Bridge’. So far, it has received endorsements from over 200 eminent scientists from around the world, including 29 Nobel Laureates.
This Gene-Editing Tech Might Be Too Dangerous To Unleash
The UC Riverside entomologist studies the world’s deadliest creature: the Aedes aegypti mosquito, whose bite transmits diseases that kill millions each year. But that’s not the reason for all the extra security.
Tax Reform Should Expand R&D Tax Credit
The United States enacted the world’s first research and development tax credit in 1981.
U.S. News Announces 2018 Best Global Universities Rankings
U.S. News & World Report, the global authority in education rankings for more than 30 years, today released the 2018 Best Global Universities rankings.
Corporate R&D spending hits record highs for the Top 1000, despite concerns of economic protectionism
Annual worldwide corporate R&D spending broke through $700bn in annual investment, according to an annual analysis of R&D spending across 1000 global public companies by PwC’s Strategy&.
IBM scientists say radical new 'in-memory' computing architecture will speed up computers by 200 times
IBM Research announced Tuesday (Oct.
Study Finds Grad Students Benefit From Industry-University Collaborations
“IUCRCs are collaborative research centers that pull together industry and university personnel to tackle basic research questions in engineering and computer science,” says Olena Leonchuk, a postdoctoral researcher at North Carolina State University and lead author of a paper describing the work
Three of the most deadly cancers get critical funding for research
Immunotherapy for leukemia patients has been nothing short of a miracle. Now scientists hope to use that science and other forms of gene therapy to tackle three of the deadliest forms of cancer: glioblastoma (brain cancer), sarcoma (bone cancer) and ovarian cancer.