A recording of a Congressional briefing on the economic returns associated with federal government funding for scientific research is now available online.

The briefing, “Research That Pays Off: The Economic Benefits of Federally Funded R&D” was held on Friday, 16 March 2012.

A video of the briefing is available online at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5m6y_P2vUfg&feature=youtu.be.