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Renewed Controversy Over Science Foundation Grants

A long-running debate over a proposal to require that all grants be “in the national interest’’ was reignited recently when Congress debated future funding for the National Science Foundation.

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A long-running debate over a proposal to require that all grants be “in the national interest’’ was reignited recently when Congress debated future funding for the National Science Foundation. Two Texas congressmen were at the forefront of the campaign to add the language. (Science Magazine)

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