The advancement of science is grounded in research. While anyone can come up with a theory, it is through experimentation and testing that scientists actually prove (or disprove) their theories and move science forward to the next theory. Funding that research, coming up with money for the experiments and prototypes and tests after test is just as crucial as coming up with the theories in the first place.
Scientific research grants are the source of most funding in the United States. Research grants can be for “hard” sciences such as biology, medicine, and technology or for “soft” science such as social science studies and experiments.… Read the rest