Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies Program on Energy and Sustainable Development Stanford University


Congress Could Deal Death Blow to American Scientific Exceptionalism

Opinion Piece/Newspaper Article

Robert Forrest - Postdoctoral Fellow, CISAC

Published by
The Huffington Post, June 18, 2012

Next year's proposed cuts in federal funding for scientific research and development could be as high as 8 percent, seriously impacting research in agriculture, energy and medicine. CISAC Postdoctoral Fellow Robert Forrest outlines how cuts would "profoundly inhibit innovation and deal an astonishing blow to American exceptionalism."