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2013-04-18 21:31:22

The European Commission needs to make some key innovations in its science funding program if Europe is to enjoy the full benefits of the 70 billion to be spent on science research as part of the Horizon 2020 program kicking off in 2014, according to an academic paper published by SAGE in the Journal of Health Services Research & Policy today. The Commission has already taken important steps to reduce administration costs and stimulate the participation of small business in research,...

2013-04-18 12:30:18

The European Commission needs to make some key innovations in its science funding program if Europe is to enjoy the full benefits of the 70 billion to be spent on science research as part of the Horizon 2020 program kicking off in 2014, according to an academic paper published by SAGE in the Journal of Health Services Research & Policy today. The Commission has already taken important steps to reduce administration costs and stimulate the participation of small business in research,...

2012-02-14 11:05:24

The Science Coalition supports President Obama's commitment to scientific research and innovation as outlined in his FY 2013 budget submitted to Congress today. The President's budget request, coupled with strong funding of science agencies in the FY 2012 appropriations process, underscores the bipartisan recognition that basic scientific research is an essential part of the nation's infrastructure and economy. Federal funding of scientific research is integral to the discoveries that will...

2008-10-10 00:00:12

By KENT W. SCHELLER, Special to the Courier & Press History has given us periods of tremendous growth in the sciences: the Golden Age of Greece (600-300 B.C.), the Renaissance in Western Europe (14th to the 17th century) and the Golden Age of Physics (early 20th century). These explosions of knowledge have shaped our lives and served as the basis for most of the technologies we enjoy. But leadership has waned. Across the globe, we have been regarded as the pacesetter for efforts to...


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bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
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This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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