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High Risk High Reward Science

Prizing High-Risk, High-Reward Research

James M. Gentile | Posted 10.20.2012 | Science
James M. Gentile

In times of tight budgets, high-risk, high-reward research is typically under-funded and under-appreciated, because it can too easily be ridiculed for being outlandish or mistaken, although even wrong paths in science can be illuminating in profound ways.