Yuri Milner announces a plan to send a fleet of robot spacecraft to Alpha Centauri, provides initial funding of $100 million […]
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A guest editorial in Science Magazine by Paul Allen about the exciting opportunities in bioscience and basic science. Read the […]
Paul Allen announces a $100 million commitment over 10 years to fund bioscience.
The author explores how short-term thinking and focus on stock prices have changed U.S. companies from research giants to bottom-line thinkers.
An inside look at how Bill and Karen Ackman’s Pershing Square Foundation values, and funds, the creative serendipity of basic science.
The reasons for doing basic research go well beyond the creation of new applications and technologies.
The annual Chronicle of Philanthropy’s list of the biggest donors is filled with support for basic scientific research. Philanthropists are focusing on work that is risky, challenging, and uncertain.