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Business Gains Drive Higher R&D Spending in U.S.

Business Gains Drive Higher R&D Spending in U.S. | Higher Education and academic research | Scoop.it

But revised NSF data point to rough times for academic researchers.

The U.S. research ship is righting itself after going through some stormy seas, according to data from the National Science Foundation (NSF). But the latest picture of overall R&D spending in the United States shows two divergent trends: High-tech companies are steaming ahead after rebounding from the 2008 recession, while the end of the massive stimulus spending begun in 2009 has left academic researchers facing increasingly choppy waters.(...) - Science, by Jeffrey Mervis, 13 January 2014

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US: Shutdown Throws Wrench in Scientific Meetings

US: Shutdown Throws Wrench in Scientific Meetings | Higher Education and academic research | Scoop.it

The U.S. government shutdown that sent 800,000 federal workers home this week, including many researchers, is now having a ripple effect on scientific meetings, blocking federal scientists from attending and directly canceling some meetings. (...) - by Jocelyn Kaiser, SienceInsider, 03/10/2013

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