United States leads the world in many areas of science and technology; for example, nanotechnology, high performance carbon based materials, semiconductors, supercomputing, medicine, membranes, environmental remediation, surface science, and materials engineering. Its university system is the envy of the world, particularly at the doctoral level, where the requirement for graduation is clear demonstration of research … More Funding for graduate education in the U.S.
I mentioned cancer immunotherapy as an alternative to chemotherapy earlier. However, the approach is more commonly used as both a frontline and last resort treatment for cancers recalcitrant to conventional treatments such as chemotherapy. As a new approach to treating cancers and many of the drugs protected by patents, cancer immunotherapy is very expensive and … More Ability of healthcare systems to finance last resort treatments