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The U.S. R&D enterprise needs more support, but millennials, born near the end of the 20th century, share characteristics that will serve them well if they become scientists, S. James Gates Jr. said at the AAAS-Hitachi lecture.
Medical research remains popular while DARPA would be trimmed amid brewing Senate filibuster fight.
Basic research funding would not avoid the big cuts proposed by the Administration.
A closer look at some of the major science and technology agencies and what they got.
“Science freed me and caught the culprit responsible,” Bloodsworth told a AAAS audience. He spoke at a celebration of the fifth anniversary of the AAAS Science and Human Rights Coalition, which also paid tribute to the late Andrew Sessler, an accelerator physicist and humanitarian.
Not much separates the two chambers in the big picture, though there are some clear differences in program priorities.
Experts from around the world are predicting the next big thing – from the development of a 3D manufactured organ to whether or not implantable sensors for monitoring cancer will enter clinical trials by the end of 2015 on SciCast, the largest known science and technology-focused crowdsourced forecasting site.