How to Get Fewer Scientists
President Bush told cancer researchers gathered at the National Institutes of Health in January that we need to “make sure that our scientists are given the tools and encourage young kids to become scientists in the first place.” Yet his administration’s stingy NIH budgets over the past five years and its threat last week to veto the appropriations bill giving the NIH a small funding boost sound more like components of a Discourage Future Scientists Act.
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