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DOE Shifts Money From Research Grants to New Projects

Science  23 Nov 2012:
Vol. 338, Issue 6110, pp. 1017
DOI: 10.1126/science.338.6110.1017

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The U.S. Department of Energy has decided to cut funding for high-energy physics research to free up money for new projects. The shift will reduce the number of researchers it supports on the teams working with the world's largest atom smasher—the Large Hadron Collider at the European particle physics laboratory, CERN.