In addition to scientific research’s obvious benefit in easing human suffering, it is also an important economic engine for hundreds of communities nationwide.
In addition to scientific research’s obvious benefit in easing human suffering, it is also an important economic engine for hundreds of communities nationwide. MAURICIO LIMA AFP/Getty Images
In addition to scientific research’s obvious benefit in easing human suffering, it is also an important economic engine for hundreds of communities nationwide. MAURICIO LIMA AFP/Getty Images

Guest commentary: Scientific research is essential to innovation

April 30, 2017 08:30 PM