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Congress OK's Budget Doubling, At Last

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Science  22 Nov 2002:
Vol. 298, Issue 5598, pp. 1537-1538
DOI: 10.1126/science.298.5598.1537b

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Some straightforward political horse-trading has paved the way for the National Science Foundation to achieve one of its most cherished goals last week: a congressional promise to double the agency's budget in 5 years.