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Report Strips R&D Down to the Basics

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Science  01 Dec 1995:
Vol. 270, Issue 5241, pp. 1430
DOI: 10.1126/science.270.5241.1430

Summary

A new definition of research that excludes a big chunk of military spending would give policy-makers a much better grasp of what's essential to the health of the U.S. research enterprise, says a new report from the National Academy of Sciences. And that's crucial at a time of declining budgets. The full report is available on-line at see http://www.nas.edu/nap/online/fedfunds/.

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