GRE Reading Comprehension: JiJing 352-GRE阅读机经352篇 - 69I4KTTQZ1VHBU70J

The author of the passage mentions companies' recognition that "the results of scientific investigation were necessarily uncertain" primarily in order to A. suggest that industrial scientists often faced a different set of challenges than did academic scientists B. present a premise that motivated some companies' policies regarding their scientists' research C. explain how companies calculated possible future profits from research undertaken by their scientists D. refute a common assumption about the costs associated with industrial research relative to the costs of academic research E. explain how the expectations of scientists conducting industrial research differed from those of scientists conducting academic research