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NewsHour asks: why do you choose basic research?


We asked students and post-doctoral researchers to tell us why they choose to do basic research. This is a sample of the responses we received.

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State of the Union 2016

PBS NEWSHOUR offers live coverage of President Obama's speech and the Republican response.


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PBS NewsHour Weekend

Premieres Saturday, September 7, 2013 at 6 p.m. ET.


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