Bush's science adviser says he'd like to see government bolster financial support, urges more consideration for individual researchers
"The small investigator needs to have a feeling of being paid attention to," Bromley told The Scientist. "There's a feeling that the large projects, like the genome project, the AIDS epidemic, and so on, have taken the focus away from the individual investigator. And I think that we can do something about that."
Bromley, on leave from his post as professor of physics at Yale University, outlined his strategy to help individual investigators in a wide-ranging, 90-minute interview held late last month in his ornate office across the street from the White House. He agreed that the National Institutes...
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