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July 06, 2015
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Seeking $1 Billion for Research That Takes Time


The Science Philanthropy Alliance is trying to raise an additional $1 billion each year for basic research, like that which led to the eventual development of the MRI.

Science moves at its own pace. Sometimes it can be downright glacial.

When physicist Isidor Rabi described a quantum phenomenon called nuclear magnetic resonance in 1937, he won a Nobel Prize. But it would take many intervening discoveries, and...

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