Study shows impacts of US science funding felt beyond the lab

June 2014
American Ceramic Society Bulletin;Jun/Jul2014, Vol. 93 Issue 5, p3
The article reports on a study which found that science funding supports a key component of the U.S. economic ecosystem. It references the study "Science Funding and Short-Term Economic Activity," by Roy Weiss et al published in an issue of "Science." Results show that the economic impact of science funding extends far past the scientific community, such as providing jobs to faculty members and providing spending that benefits companies.


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