Author: Barton Reppert
|Long-awaited `white paper' receives high grades from most observers, although some say it misses target.|
But some scientific and academic leaders, as well as members of Congress, have voiced reservations about the report, saying it lacks specifics on issues of research funding and the balance between basic and applied research.
In a joint statement, Bruce M. Alberts, president of the National Academy of Sciences; Kenneth I. Shine, president of the Institute of Medicine; and Robert M. White, president of...