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The Sciences

Ask a ScienceBlogger - Underfunded?

Gene ExpressionBy Razib KhanOctober 28, 2006 1:32 PM


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This week's Ask a ScienceBlogger:

What's the most underfunded scientific field that shouldn't be underfunded?...

I'll say old fashioned biological anthropology.

There's a reason that a pall was cast over thsi field after World War II, but we need to start pushing an analysis of man the animal on all levels again, as the post-genomic era is starting with an explosion centered on the most important animal of all, and the moment is ripe for the re-emergence of complementary fields.

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