Patent law currently grants patents to the first person to invent something. Under a Senate reform bill, patent law would recognize the first person to file a patent.
A US college degree has been the gold standard. But global economics and a crisis of confidence may be pushing the US down in rankings among top universities.
Federal funding for research has been falling in real terms. Is the nation's economic edge at stake?
Federal funding for research has been falling in real terms. Is the nation’s economic edge at stake?