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University of Oregon Erecting a $1-Billion Science Center
Jim Daley | Mar 16, 2018
With the largest private gift to a public college, the new facility aims to infuse the local economy with fresh opportunities, but returns on the investment are anything but guaranteed.
Nature Index Identifies Top Contributors to Innovation
Catherine Offord | Aug 9, 2017
New rankings highlight institutions that have produced large numbers of articles cited in others' patents.
TS Picks: December 14, 2015
Tracy Vence | Dec 14, 2015
New PhDs boost economy; Dutch universities strike open-access deal with Elsevier; #scibucketlist
Earnings for New PhDs
Karen Zusi | Dec 14, 2015
A project examining the relationship between research funding and economic productivity offers insights into where new graduates work and what they earn.
Science Funds Feed the Economy
Kerry Grens | Apr 4, 2014
New data reveal that a sizable chunk of the investment in science is spent on materials and services from U.S. companies.
Genomics Investment Boosts US Economy
Dan Cossins | Jun 13, 2013
A new analysis suggests that the Human Genome Project has delivered $178 for every federal dollar invested, but many analysts are not convinced by the figures.
FDA Reform to Boost US Economy?
Dan Cossins | Mar 5, 2013
Two experts propose replacing Phase 3 trials with smaller, faster alternatives and post-market surveillance to invigorate the pharmaceutical industry.
Demand for Biotech Tax Breaks
Bob Grant | May 30, 2012
A NJ senator and BIO are beating the drum to reinstitute a law that would channel millions into small life science companies around the country.