3 Reasons We Can Stop Spending $5 Billion to Recruit Scientists
7/16/2012 3:38:37 PM
Sometimes Science 2.0 has to swim against the stream. The stream, in this case, has been the long-standing irrational belief that America 'needs' more scientists.
There are two reasons I have always had for going against the grain of science media mantra about recruiting more and more students into science: The first reason is that creativity in science is one instance where quantity does not matter.