Points of View

Rewarding Academic Innovation

Science Magazine Paul R. Sanberg, Judy Genshaft, Sudeep Sarkar 21 Nov 2014 We could not agree more with the conclusion of the 10 October Editorial (“Five years of translation,” K. L. Kelner and M. McNutt, p. 145) that “[a]s a science community, we should be creating more opportunities for facilitating the transfer of science in…

The Invisible Hero

Technology and Innovation Yolanda Comedy 04 Aug 2014 Agreeing that innovation is a driver of economic growth and prosperity, it is also important to realize the role that invention plays in improving our quality of life, increasing economic development, and spurring innovation. Yet it often seems that invention is the invisible hero—both because we do…