It turns out their "wasteful" research serves a purpose.
But let us not mislead the public about the significance of individual, incremental steps in the arc of science, nor promulgate the notion that "crowdsourcing" scientific discovery will get us where we need to go.
On July 14 (Bastille Day for my colleagues in France), astronomers the world over will be closely watching their computers as NASA's New Horizons Pluto-Kuiper Belt Mission probe will come within "approach" distance and fly by the dwarf planet Pluto and its largest moon, Charon.
"Our investment will pay for itself a thousand times over," said Rep. Kevin Yoder (R-Kansas). The legislation's second pillar
I would be happy if, through technological innovations, we could ensure access to pharmaceutical and medical care and knowledge
HuffPost Germany sat down with Madisch to discuss his plans for the future of ResearchGate, as well as the people who have
“You put a lot of effort into something, and then basically your time is getting wasted when your proposal has been rejected
“I think quite honestly with the people coming in… having another mechanism to do it aside from appropriations would be very
For scientists and scholars toiling at their research and publishing their findings, the most immediate reward from the scientific community is a citation, when fellow researchers read their work and include it among the footnotes of a newly published paper.
Recent big data management and processing systems, such as high-performance computer cluster (HPCC) systems and Apache Hadoop
"Our faculty members were contacted by the Chinese government not very long after the project was stopped, and there is the
The basic premise of social networks -- allowing users to build a custom group of friends and colleagues with whom you can choose to selectively interact -- is its broad appeal. But this premise has, in fact, been around for many decades in science research.
How Your Body Responds to This Image May Predict Your Political Views: Surprising New Explanations for Political Differences
Where people sit socioculturally often does not indicate where they stand politically. But maybe their biology does.
If a cure, and ultimately a prevention, for such disorders as schizophrenia, autism or Alzheimer's can be developed in our lifetime, it will save trillions of dollars in medical and patient-care costs and a lifetime of family heartaches.
"The competition for research grants is unbelievable," said Andrew Rosenberg, the director of the Center for Science and
At the University of Kansas, Juniper Gardens, a behavioral and education research center, has been left in limbo after sequestration