Scientific leaps require donors to give bigger

The Chronicle of Philanthropy (op-ed)
by John Notter
April 10, 2014

Money, we can all agree, matters. It doesn't buy happiness, but it certainly buys a ton of scientific research of vital importance to human health. Without that, the pursuit of happiness wouldn't even be possible. And things are beginning to look a bit bleak in that regard.

Government funding, which has long supported the bulk of basic scientific research, is increasingly threatened in the U.S. If we hope to capitalize on the remarkable progress made in molecular medicine over the past few decades to solve such intractable problems as cancer, diabetes, and other diseases, something will have to change--and soon. Learn more.

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