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Infographic: Basic research sparks economic growth

On Tuesday The Sci­ence Coali­tion, a non-​​​​profit, non-​​​​partisan orga­ni­za­tion of the nation’s leading research uni­ver­si­ties, issued a report on uni­ver­sity spin-​​​​off ven­tures and their impact on eco­nomic growth. If you […]

Report shows Northeastern spinoffs help fuel economic growth

Three North­eastern spin­offs were high­lighted in a new report from The Sci­ence Coali­tion as exam­ples of how fed­er­ally funded uni­ver­sity research and the com­pa­nies cre­ated from that work can boosts the U.S. economy.

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Weekly Webcrawl: Sequestration edition

In recog­ni­tion of sequestration–across-the-baord fed­eral spending cuts that auto­mat­i­cally take effect today–I’m ded­i­cating this week’s webcrawl to the beauty of sci­ence. First, watch this and swoon: via Wired. This video reminds me […]

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Two realities: science and the federal budget

Last week I met with asso­ciate pro­fessor of polit­ical sci­ence W. D. Kay, hoping for a primer on the fed­eral budget. I keep hearing terms like seques­tra­tion and appro­pri­a­tions and […]