TITLE

Your Tax Dollars at Work

AUTHOR(S)
Peters, Rita C.
PUB. DATE
April 2011
SOURCE
R&D Magazine;Apr2011, Vol. 53 Issue 2, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the findings of a survey on the value of U.S. government-sponsored research laboratories as perceived by both public and private researchers. The major challenge faced by these labs is financial restrictions while the greatest area of weakness in U.S. research is the automotive industry. It argues that the U.S. government should initiate funding for advanced materials research for reasons of national security, maintaining competitiveness, and competing with state-sponsored research in other nations.
ACCESSION #
60073807

 

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