Good of Humanity

Behind the Headlines: Don't We Have Better Things to Research?

Craig and Marc Kielburger | Posted 01.29.2013 | Canada Impact
Craig and Marc Kielburger

As non-scientists, we've been casually observing a trend for some time that we'd initially dubbed: the baffling research phenomenon. We still haven't eradicated polio in all parts of the world. Or malaria, for that matter. Or yellow fever. Every day, people die from vaccine-preventable diseases. So we can appreciate science for the sake of science but our collective time and money, as a species, might be better spent elsewhere.