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Spain's Research Council Approaches Bankruptcy

Science  19 Jul 2013:
Vol. 341, Issue 6143, pp. 225
DOI: 10.1126/science.341.6143.225

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The Spanish National Research Council, Spain's flagship research agency, has run massive deficits for several years. If the government—which has made drastic cuts in research funding the past few years—doesn't pick up the tab, it may go into bankruptcy before the year is over.