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Science Funding: NSF Worries About Its Federal Partners

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Science  22 Mar 1996:
Vol. 271, Issue 5256, pp. 1659
DOI: 10.1126/science.271.5256.1659


The National Science Foundation (NSF) has worked hard in recent years to supplement its $3 billion budget by building ties with several federal agencies. But in an era of tight budgets, NSF is worried that many of its partners will break those cooperative ties as they fight to save programs more closely related to their own missions.