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Science Groups Emphasize Jobs in Push for More Research Funding

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Science  16 Jan 2009:
Vol. 323, Issue 5912, pp. 318-319
DOI: 10.1126/science.323.5912.318

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As the United States struggles with its worst economic crisis since the Great Depression, lobbyists for basic research are offering one more reason the federal government should boost its investment in science: Science means jobs.