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Economic Woes Threaten to Deflate Plans for 2009

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Science  07 Nov 2008:
Vol. 322, Issue 5903, pp. 841
DOI: 10.1126/science.322.5903.841

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How the stock market turmoil, a credit crunch, and a recession will affect scientific research is an urgent question. Among the first to feel the slowdown are charitable foundations and other philanthropies, which provide billions of dollars in funding to scientists each year.