Nobel Winners on Science Funding

The three new Nobel laureates in physiology or medicine say that science funding in the US needs to support basic research.

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I'm going to guess that the

I'm going to guess that the leaders of any field will make a case that their field deserves more of other people's money. We should expect investors to take an earlier - more risk laden - approach to investing. It seems to me that at least to some extent, the longer the NIH continues to fund certain developments the longer the investment community is willing to wait to jump in... literally waiting for the government to de-risk for them.