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Political Crisis Puts Europe's Research Ambitions in Doubt

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Science  24 Jun 2005:
Vol. 308, Issue 5730, pp. 1848-1849
DOI: 10.1126/science.308.5730.1848a

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The marathon summit that failed and plunged the European Union into disarray last week also dealt a severe blow to aspirations for European science policy, unveiled just 2 months ago by the European Commission--most notably to its plan to double the E.U.'s science budget.