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Government and Science: A Dangerous Liaison?
By William N. Butos
Thomas J. McQuade

This article appeared in the Fall 2006 issue of The Independent Review


Abstract

Many scientists have said that government funding of research sometimes has strings attached that stifle the spirit of independent inquiry. Unaware of a viable alternative, however, they assume that without government funding, science will receive no funding at all.



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Volume 11 Number 2
Fall 2006

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