NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The National Science Foundation is preparing the details of how it will parse out much of the $3 billion it received from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, which will include funding for standard grants, cutting-edge research, some previously declined proposals, and research infrastructure.

In a recent speech to employees about how the NSF will separate and spend the stimulus funds, Director Arden Bement said that the foundation will use those and other programs to distribute the $2 billion that is available for research.

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