40 years of crop research shows inequities

A systematic analysis of 40 years of studies on public crop breeding programs found that cereal grains receive significantly more research attention than other crops important for food security, such as fruits and vegetables; ...

Researchers propose restructuring of grant allocation process

Research funding determines the course of science and thus shapes future knowledge. However, funding allocation is inherently biased, non-optimal, and costly. Researchers from the University of Lübeck in Germany and other ...

Rate of scientific breakthroughs slowing over time: Study

The rate of ground-breaking scientific discoveries and technological innovation is slowing down despite an ever-growing amount of knowledge, according to an analysis released Wednesday of millions of research papers and patents.

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