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opusman (33143) writes "In a possible first for the crowd-funding model, researchers at the University of Uppsala in Sweden are attempting to raise money to take a promising new cancer treatment to human trials. Much of the research has been released in the public domain so no pharmaceutical company is interested in funding the research, and even Apple (who would seem to be an obvious source of funds given that Steve Jobs died of a cancer this treatment could have helped with) are disinterested in contributing." Link to Original Source top
opusman (33143) writes "According to an Australian space analyst, SETI is running out of money. Despite needing only $2 million a year, a relatively small amount in space terms, they are facing a financial crisis." Link to Original Source