Science: Double Danger

Of the countless millions spent each year to advance U.S. technology, how much is going into basic scientific research? Dangerously little, warned Cal-Tech's President Lee A. DuBridge last week at a meeting of the American Management Association in San Francisco. Said he:

"Many people [think] that there is no real distinction between science and technology . . . This ... is not only a very superficial view, but a very dangerous one. The implication ... is that the burden of scientific research, though it was largely carried by the universities during the igth Century...

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