Academic Scientists Are Fleeing Universities for the Private Sector

What’s behind academia’s revolving door?Scientists working in the United States today are as active as they’ve ever been, but there’s been a dramatic shift in how exactly they conduct their research. Or, more precisely, who’s paying for that research.A recent study following the careers of over 100,000 scientists for over 50 years found that half of university-hired scientists…

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