22 Sep '12, 12pm

Why Sarah Palin Should Be Thankful For Fruit Flies

Why Sarah Palin Should Be Thankful For Fruit Flies

The consensus of many Republicans about basic science research is that it is more evidence for “government waste.” In 2010, YouCut Citizen Review , a crowdsourcing tool for identifying unnecessary government spending, put the National Science Foundation at the top of its list for budget cuts, says Wired . However, that hasn’t stopped the government from promoting scientific endeavors. A bipartisan group of six Congressmen have, along with organizations including the National Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), joined forces to create the Golden Goose Awards . These awards are intended to honor those whose basic research has had humane or economic benefits, including life-saving medicines and technological advances that can lead to advances in national security, energy, the environment, communications and public health. Congressman Jim Cooper (D-TN) came up w...

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