The Sharing Economy Comes to Scientific Research
The cost and complexity of science and technology equipment have grown faster than science funding, and research has become so specialized that a gap has grown between the experiments scientists would like to do and the ones they can do.
How Should the U.S. Fund Research and Development?
Government funding for research and development is a tough thing to write about. First, it mostly happens out of the public eye. Second, it’s filtered through many smaller agencies and sub-departments, making it hard to track. It’s also subject to common misunderstandings.