As scientists have progressed by leaps and bounds in making discoveries and confirming new ideas, they have been disappointed by how one of their favorite theories has been unable to post a positive status update in… years.
Humans have known about the force of gravity since ancient times. Yet, we are still exploring its true nature, how it works, and why it works the way it does.
There is very little, if any, concrete stuff about promoting science in the country, and a lot of it seems poised to supplant the goals of other ministries.
As Sun Pharma buys Ranbaxy for $3.2 billion, let’s not forget that that these companies, and Wockhardt, came under fire last year for maintaining horrible working conditions in their plants.
On the one hand, India plans to expand its public healthcare system to more than 500 million people by 2020, and on the other, doesn’t reduce costs of the devices that will form the spine of this system.
The government has mismanaged scientific research to the point of the people thinking its only goals are to alleviate poverty.