Source: http://endeavors.unc.edu/breakthrough_of_the_year The journal Science’s 2011 Breakthrough of the Year is anHIV-prevention study led by UNC’s Myron Cohen. The study showed that early treatment with antiretroviral drugs — that is, drugs…
Unsafe water and poor sanitation kill more young children annually than malaria, AIDS and accidents combined. With climate change introducing new hazards and major threats to health and development, we are left no option but to respond.
“A high-impact, problem-based approach to the world’s biggest problems that produces measurable results in terms of public benefit,” (Engines of Innovation pg 31). This is the definition of entrepreneurial science, but the question remains, can it be achieved in the academia environment? Not only is it plausible, it has in fact already happened in some labs.
America’s research universities can make a profound difference in the battle to rebuild the country’s economy and its middle class. With over 250 billion in endowment, research universities are the crown jewels of our society.