Socialists Reverse Budget Decline

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Science  03 Oct 1997:
Vol. 278, Issue 5335, pp. 31
DOI: 10.1126/science.278.5335.31a

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PARIS-- France's new Socialist government unveiled its proposed 1998 budget last week. The overall civilian research and development budget, at $8.8 billion, will remain flat when inflation is taken into account, but a reorganization of priorities will give a small but welcome boost to basic research.