Scientists Brace for a Lost Generation in American Research
Private funding isn't enough to offset the president's proposed budget cuts, they say.
Alan: Over a decade ago, friend Dan K., M.D. --- who headed a Duke University cancer research lab before moving to the private sector --- complained of a lost generation of scientists, saying it had become so difficult to fund science projects "over time" that many American researchers were joining European labs to settle into a work environment that provided dependble funding, and thus a dependable living.
Oscar Wilde put it well: "Americans no the price of everything and the value of nothing."
"The European Union Is Recruiting Researchers"
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