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Universities Balk at OMB Funding Rules

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Science  07 Nov 1997:
Vol. 278, Issue 5340, pp. 1007
DOI: 10.1126/science.278.5340.1007a

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A smoldering dispute between major research universities and the U.S. government over the cost of doing research has flared up once again. The spark is a new set of rules, proposed by the White House, that would limit subsidies for research facilities. University lobbyists say the limits could hurt efforts to issue private construction bonds for new labs, and researchers worry that they could also increase the cost of animal research.