News of the WeekRESEARCH INFRASTRUCTURE

NSF Urged to Boost Spending on Facilities

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Science  13 Dec 2002:
Vol. 298, Issue 5601, pp. 2112
DOI: 10.1126/science.298.5601.2112a

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The National Science Foundation must spend a larger share of its $5 billion budget on research infrastructure to maintain U.S. leadership in science, declares a new report from its oversight body. The top spending priority, according to the board, should be advanced cyberinfrastructure to benefit the entire scientific community.