“You cannot have freedom without a rule of law ... and if you don't have it, what you tend to get is corruption and that is death to freedom, it's death to truth, it's death to honour, it's death to democracy.”
Margaret Thatcher, 1 October 1996.
Wednesday, 16 May 2018
Big US R&D spending increase
The US government will spend $176.8bn on R&D in the current
financial year, an increase of 12.8% over last year. Funding for basic and
applied research gains an extra 10.7% , its largest annual increase since 2009.