News of the WeekHOMELAND SECURITY

Congress Homes In on New Department's R&D Programs

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Science  09 Aug 2002:
Vol. 297, Issue 5583, pp. 912-913
DOI: 10.1126/science.297.5583.912a

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Science groups are feeling a little more secure about the role of research in the planned U.S. Department of Homeland Security. After weeks of frenzied lobbying, advocates for various research organizations are assessing their efforts to shape the mammoth agency and preparing for a final push in September when Congress returns after a monthlong recess.