"Because of science, we can feed the world with sturdier and more disease-resistant crops. We can rescue stranded travelers using GPS, prepare for catastrophic storms, and build structures that will hold up in an earthquake. We can communicate instantly and do business with partners around the world," writes Robert L. Barchi, President of Rutgers University. "Science lies behind virtually every breakthrough in improving our lives, and it is no exaggeration to say science is the primary driver of the economy in this country."
Read the article in the Opinion section of USA Today.