Scholars Give Defense Dept. Failing Grade

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					Scholars Give Defense Dept. Failing Grade
Sandra I Erwin
National Defense; Nov 2008; 93, 660; Docstoc
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Description: Despite an annual budget of more than $11 billion for science and technology projects, the Defense Department is not attracting top talent, mosdy because much of the scientific community is turning its attention to non-military fields that are considered more relevant to the world's current challenges, such as energy, food, water, education and public health, said Dan McMorrow, director of the Jason program office. When Soviet military aggression was deemed the greatest threat to humanity, the science that was relevant to the Defense Department was considered important nuclear physics, aerospace engineering, electrical and mechanical engineering, he said.
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