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Peter Gruss

DOD calls for proactive spending cuts to deal with fallout from ongoing FY’13 budget woes

By Eileen De Guire / January 17, 2013

The peaceful exterior of the Capitol building belies the contentious budget battles within that Congress faces in the next six weeks. Credit: Architect of the Capitol; Wikipedia. Sigh. The nation welcomed 2013 by breathing a collective sigh of relief when Congress and President Obama spent their New Year’s Eves beating each other up to avert…

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Science research drives economic growth, but it’s expensive and slow

By Eileen De Guire / May 8, 2012

Entrance to the headquarters of the Max Planck Society in Munich, Germany. Its president, Peter Gruss, asks whether nations are investing enough in basic research to drive their economies. Credit: Maximilian Dörrbecker (Chumwa); Creative Commons License, Wikipedia. “Are nations investing too little in basic research?” This is the question posed by Peter Gruss, president of Germany’s…

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