European science: Discerning moral values

­Felix Unger – President, European Academy of Sciences and Arts

European science is facing a hard time. As the recession goes on and unemployment rises, Europe’s qualified population escapes to the New World. Several hundred thousand scientists, engineers and graduate students have fled to the United States during the last decade. So is America really the future of European science? Or can and will this “brain drain” be stopped?
We’re asking the president of the European Academy of Sciences and Arts, a prominent cardiac surgeon and a man who treats science as an art – Felix Unger.