Jackson County sales tax for research should be judged fairly

Civic and health care leaders are right to make a push for translational research, which is the hard work that builds on initial scientific discoveries to turn knowledge into products and protocols for medicine.

It is a field ready to take off, propelled by the use of “big data” in medical research, by a hunger for therapies to ease the ravages of disease and aging, and by a search for cost savings in health care. Read more.

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