Why the sequester's R&D cuts are bad for the entire world

03/1/2013 | Economist (tiered subscription model), The

The whole world will suffer as the sequester increases the threats to U.S. leadership in research and development, according to this article. Medicine is one of the main areas where the world benefits from that research and will lose out if it doesn't take place. For example, NIH cuts will hamper work on cancer treatments, a universal flu vaccine and Alzheimer's disease, NIH Director Francis Collins said.

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