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student researcher , IMBG NAS Ukraine

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Why do we need to invest into fundamental scientific research?

I am pretty much interested in correct argumentation why do we need a fundamental science, what are the current and future benefits of fundamental research in areas such as biology, physics etc, and how to explain the necessity of financial support of such projects for general public

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    Apr 8 2013: We have faith that fundamental science will tell us the facts of each branch of science, which kind of answer you some philosophical questions. None of fundamental science experiments or research is very useful at the beginning; they are babies. (You know, cry lots, leaking from time to time, and doesn't seem to understand or communicate well with us.) Until we understand it at some certain level then we can work it out what we can do with it. :)

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