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Slow Rebuilding of Germany's East

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Science  07 Mar 1997:
Vol. 275, Issue 5305, pp. 1408-1409
DOI: 10.1126/science.275.5305.1408

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BERLIN—The German government has poured huge sums into reconstructing research along western lines: re-equipping and reorganizing the best of what was there, opening new institutes, and closing many more. The results have been encouraging, but reforms are now threatened by budget shortages.