As the presidential election season heats up, we occasionally get to hear something of substance about the candidates. Today, some news from ScienceNOW is just this.
Next year’s federal budget may not contain a penny more for research and education if Republican Senator John McCain (AZ) is elected U.S. president and has his way with Congress.
How much does this take away? Well, the NSF requested an $822 million increase, and I’m sure other agencies are similarly hoping for more than 0.