News tagged with stimulus bill

How to encourage big ideas

(PhysOrg.com) -- A new study suggests certain types of funding -- which provide more freedom and focus less on near-term results -- lead to more innovative and influential research.

dateDec 09, 2009 in Economics & Business
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Gov't says up to 10 pct in US lack good Internet

(AP) -- As many as one in 10 Americans can't get Internet connections that are fast enough for common tasks such as viewing photos, video and Web pages, and two thirds of schools have broadband connections that are too slow ...

dateFeb 17, 2011 in Telecom
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Competition missing from broadband plan, some say

(AP) -- The sweeping national broadband plan that federal regulators delivered to Congress last week doesn't go far enough to satisfy some experts who warn that the United States would still trail other industrialized nations ...

dateMar 22, 2010 in Telecom
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Obama says $5B in grants will aid medical research

(AP) -- Calling scientific research a job-creating engine, President Barack Obama heralded $5 billion in new government grants Wednesday to fight cancer, autism and heart disease while boosting the economy.

dateSep 30, 2009 in Health
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