Along with the gas rush going on in Pennsylvania, there's a rush to study the risks and the rewards of the Marcellus Shale. Some of that research is paid for by the very corporations extracting the gas. Should public universities do research that benefits corporations? As The Allegheny Front's Reid Frazier found out, corporate cash can help researchers, but some wonder whether the public is really being served.
A Look at Research Paid for by Universities
By EMILY REDDY • November 7, 2011