Dueling Visions for Science

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Science  16 Sep 2011:
Vol. 333, Issue 6049, pp. 1549
DOI: 10.1126/science.1211494

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A clash is under way in Washington, DC, between two starkly different visions for the U.S. government's role in research and development (R&D). The outcome of this debate will shape the nation's scientific landscape for years to come.