At his O'Really blog, Duncan Hull posts the rules to playing Fantasy Science Funding. The first step is to choose which funding body you are in charge of and then "fire" subsections of science -- and be as controversial and self-indulgent as you want. Next, you "hire" the areas you want to fund and write it up on a blog. Hull started his off by firing molecular biology and closed access publishers and hiring cheminformatics and bioinformatics and young researchers.
Not Quite as Popular as Fantasy Football, But Still Fun
Aug 15, 2008