Opinion: Why penguins don't explode and the need for basic research

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When government funding is tight, it gets harder and harder to get grants to perform fundamental research. The government always wants to see outcomes, and this means that the grants committees need to show outcomes. In turn, this often leads to research funding bodies doing one of three things: Only funding research that's nearly complete ...