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Universities Oppose Changes to Fundamental Research Exclusion

The Department of Commerce Bureau of Industry and Security (“BIS”) recently released public comments to the Export Control Reform (“ECR”) Task Force proposed “Harmonization” rule, which seeks to redefine many key terms used in the Export Administration Regulations (“EAR”). 496 more words

Export Control Reform

On Lab Journals And Craft Journals

I have a pile of red, soft cover spiral notebooks I bought at the beginning of my postdoc. The first ones became lab journals, and now I’m using the rest of the pile as scrap-, sketch-, and whatever-notes-I-need-to-take- books. 993 more words

Thoughts

Fundamental Thoughts - The Search for Stability

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One of the biggest challenges for investors is to find a few valuable firms out of the 5000+ listed companies on the Indian stock exchanges. 578 more words

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Korean government to invest 3.5 billion USD on science, technology, ICT R&D

This year the Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning (MSIP) will invest 3.9520 trillion won (US$3.578 billion) in research and development (R&D) on areas of science and technology and Information Communications Technology (ICT).  138 more words

S&T Policy

Let scientists be scientists

The job of the scientist is, first and foremost, to pursue science, not funding. Larry Marshall, the newly appointed head of CSIRO, may have started out in science, but you know he’s spent too many years in business when – in his first official communiqué – he claims that scientists have a… 493 more words

Science

Poor Public Understanding is Killing Basic Research in Canada

This post is cross-posted from a blog post I wrote for the Science and Policy Exchange on December 1. For more insightful writing on science and how it relates to government, the media, and society at large, visit their site… 830 more words

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Fundamental Physics Prize

I had the good fortune last night to attend the inaugural ceremony for the Fundamental Physics Prize, which awards outstanding achievements in fundamental research, hosted by the wonderful Morgan Freeman. 572 more words

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