By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The National Institutes of Health spent $4.6 billion in stimulus funding on scientific research last year, more than half of the $8.2 billion it received specifically for science under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, and this year it expects to spend another $3.6 billion on research, according to the Department of Health and Human Services budget for 2011.

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