News & CommentBudget ‘98

Gibbons Warns of Decline in R&D

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Science  13 Dec 1996:
Vol. 274, Issue 5294, pp. 1830
DOI: 10.1126/science.274.5294.1830


This year's budget message from the White House to science agencies, delivered just before Thanksgiving, was a real turkey: Expect less in the 1998 fiscal year, which begins next October, than Congress appropriated this year. And the future holds more of the same, says Science Adviser Jack Gibbons.

  • With additional reporting by Eliot Marshall.