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Japan: New Budget Gives 7% Boost to R&D

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Science  05 Jan 1996:
Vol. 271, Issue 5245, pp. 22
DOI: 10.1126/science.271.5245.22b


Tokyo—The Japanese government gave researchers a Christmas present last week, with a healthy boost in R&D spending for the fiscal year that begins in April as part of a budget that skimps on many other sectors of public spending.