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Business R&D Intensity by State (2011-2016)

November 12, 2018

Since 2011, more than half of the nation's new investment in business research and development has come from California companies, and more than three-quarters has come from the top five states, according to an SSTI analysis of recently released NSF data.

DowDuPont CEO says split will generate nearly $1 billion in research funding

November 11, 2018

"The beauty of redoing the portfolio -- and I'll use DuPont as the example -- [is] we're going to spend almost $1 billion on R&D per year, so it's at a rate that's very healthy compared to the competitive peer set," Breen told Jim Cramer in an interview.

Countries Continue to Use Tax Incentives to Boost R&D

October 29, 2018

A recent report by Ernst Young documents continued efforts by countries to enact additional tax incentives to reward companies for research a

From pain to memory, researchers investigate how VR can make things go better in the real world

October 23, 2018

Can being in the middle of an opera take your mind off pain?

Fighting Military AI Research Undermines Social and Economic Progress

October 22, 2018

In November 2017, an advocacy group called the Campaign to Stop Killer Robots published a short film called “Slaughterbots” in which autonomous drones developed by the military-industrial complex terrorize and kill innocent civilians.

Businesses spent $375 billion on R&D performance in US in 2016

October 18, 2018

Businesses spent a total of $375 billion on research and development (R&D) performance in the United States in 2016, an increase of 5.3 percent from 2015. Funding from companies' own sources was $318 billion in 2016, an increase of 7 percent from 2015.

Can public policy help make the geographic distribution of federal R&D more equitable?

October 09, 2018

Established in 1979 as a way to help broaden the distribution of federal funds for research and development (R&D), specifically at the National Science Foundation (NSF), one of the most important initiatives funneling research and development funds to states with smaller populations is the Ex

How your brain is like a film editor

October 09, 2018

The brain’s hippocampi may be the film editors of our lives, slicing our continuous experiences into discrete cuts that can be stored away as memories. That’s the idea raised by a new study that analyzed brain scan data from people watching films such as “Forrest Gump.”

US quantum initiatives move forward with DOE, NSF funding and House bill

October 01, 2018

The United States government has unveiled a slew of different Quantum Information Science (QIS) projects, with several different initiatives set to help the nation prepare for a future with quantum computers and quantum communications systems.

Department of Energy Announces $218 Million for Quantum Information Science

September 30, 2018

The U.S.

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