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Outlook Improves for Research Funding

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Science  11 Jun 1999:
Vol. 284, Issue 5421, pp. 1749
DOI: 10.1126/science.284.5421.1749a

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Funding for defense-related research has languished since the Cold War, even as some civilian research budgets have spurted ahead. Now Congress is moving to slow the trend, proposing to erase cuts in military science that were requested by the Clinton Administration. But some administrators and lobbyists worry that the gains may not hold in an especially uncertain budget year.

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