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Rising Deficits Could Doom Science Programs

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Science  21 Mar 2003:
Vol. 299, Issue 5614, pp. 1826
DOI: 10.1126/science.299.5614.1826

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Summary

Rocked by the current economic downturn, governors across the United States are pruning science and technology programs aimed at fostering economic development. The irony in cutting programs designed to bolster economic growth during a recession isn't lost on scientists.