TRUTH about US R&D SPENDING from BRITISH NATURE

Jim Smolen jsmolen at bcm.tmc.edu
Wed Apr 17 13:14:27 EST 1996


Bert Gold <bgold at itsa.ucsf.edu> wrote:

>from Nature, 28 March 1996, page 271:
>(Editorial Page)
>

>...If the United States moves to balance its budget without tackling
>the areas where it actually spends three-quarters of the money
>-- defence and manditory health and social security programmes
>-- then science spending will be crushed, along with much else of
>value that the federal government does.  

Nice to see some straight talking on the subject.




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