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Current Event September 25, 2014

The Future of Scientific Discoveries in Jeopardy


In the last decade, increases in government funding to scientific research through the National Institute of Health (NIH) has spurred massive growth at universities across the country. Now, with congressional reductions in discretionary spending, inflation and increasing cost of research, scientists across the country have lost the NIH funding that was at the core of the research. Listen to this public radio story to hear how scientists at three different research institutes are dealing with this funding squeeze.

Life Science Economics Civics/Government Technology

Story Length: 7:50

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AIR DATE: 09/09/2014


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