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Scientific experiments I want to fund
Study people who claim to be able to sleep very little, Breeding knockouts without observable behavioral differences, All sorts of directed evolution experiments, High quality RCTs of supplements and weird understudied drugs, Healing images, Read On...

How Life Sciences Actually Work: Findings of a Year-Long Investigation
academia has a lot of problems and it could work much better. However, these problems are not as catastrophic as an outside perspective would suggest. My (contrarian, I guess) intuition is that scientific progress in biology is not slowing down. Specific parts of academia that seem to be problematic: rigid, punishing for deviation, career progression; peer review; need to constantly fundraise for professors. Parts that seem to be less of a problem than I initially thought: short-termism; lack of funding for young scientists.