News of the Week2004 SCIENCE BUDGET

House Panel Backs 6% NSF Increase As Other Agencies Struggle

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Science  25 Jul 2003:
Vol. 301, Issue 5632, pp. 444-445
DOI: 10.1126/science.301.5632.444a

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A House spending panel last week approved a 6.2% budget increase for the National Science Foundation, the government's chief funder of nonmedical academic research, while bestowing increases of just 1% on NASA and 2.9% on the Environmental Protection Agency's research programs.