Wednesday, June 20, 2007

Nano pork for Department of Defense has an interesting spin on the recent Department of Defense report on their Defense Nanotechnology Research and Development Program. As the Nanowerk graph below shows, DoD actually ended up with more money for nano research than they officially requested. The explanation? Congressional pork spending.


Ironically, even the DoD looks at these additions somewhat critically:

(Click here for the full report.)