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Soil scientist – commercialisation push is disastrous

Peter Griffin posted in on April 23rd, 2009.

BY DOUG EDMEADES Published today in AUSTRALASIAN SCIENCE Business management and the profit motive have put science in a strait-jacket, New Zealand experience shows. Despite its many successes, growth in science has stalled since about the 1970s. Science funding is now in a steady state, with most of the OECD countries spending about 2-3% of […]

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