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NSF Budget Ills Send Big Chill Through Antarctic Program

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Science  29 Aug 2008:
Vol. 321, Issue 5893, pp. 1142-1143
DOI: 10.1126/science.321.5893.1142

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Soaring fuel prices and flat budgets are forcing the U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF) to shorten or defer dozens of research studies in the Antarctic.