Monthly Archives: July 2015

Untapped Potential for Basic Research

A new website—The Future Postponed—developed out of MIT shares case studies demonstrating the need for basic research across a wide range of disciplines. An independent advisory committee reviews and selects which case studies are highlighted. The Future Postponed serves as a platform to increase awareness regarding significant untapped opportunities in basic research. Below is a […]

An Extraordinary Opportunity: Mapping the Human Exposome

The Science Philanthropy Alliance has set out to highlight key areas of potential in basic science research through their XO (eXtraordinary Opportunities) files. The XO files focus on case studies selected for their “extraordinary intellectual and social potential”, demonstrating areas in need of visionary long term philanthropic support. “Mapping the Human Exposome” is the first […]