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Budget Crunch to Shrink Science Programs at Chicago's Field Museum

Science  04 Jan 2013:
Vol. 339, Issue 6115, pp. 19
DOI: 10.1126/science.339.6115.19

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The Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago, Illinois, is planning significant layoffs to its world-class faculty in a cost-cutting move that threatens to erode its international reputation. The news has shaken the Field Museum's scientists, and left researchers at other museums puzzled and dismayed.