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Trump Reportedly Considering New Cuts to Biomedical Research

Original story at The Atlantic• 35 mentions • 1 month ago

The Atlantic 1 month ago

 
Two months ago, the Trump administration unveiled its so-called “skinny budget,” which envisioned cutting funds for the National Institutes of Health by 18 percent, or $5.8 million. Scientists were appalled. As my colleague Adrienne LaFrance reported, one doctor said that the cuts “would set off a lost generation in American science.” The bulked-up version of the President’s budget for fiscal year 2018, which will be released next week, may not allay those fears. According to two sources within the NIH who were briefed on the issue, the administration may pursue a new strategy in its quest for cuts, by proposing ...
 
 
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28 May
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24 May
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21 May
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20 May
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19 May
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18 May
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18 May
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18 May
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18 May
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17 May
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17 May
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17 May
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17 May
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17 May
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17 May
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17 May
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17 May
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17 May
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17 May
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17 May
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17 May
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17 May
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17 May
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17 May
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17 May
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17 May
Ed Yong @edyong209
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17 May
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17 May
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